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certify

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verb cer·ti·fy \ˈsərt-ə-ˌfī\

Medical Definition of certify

cer·ti·fiedcer·ti·fy·ing

  1. transitive verb

  2. 1:  to attest authoritatively; especially :  to attest officially to the insanity of

  3. 2:  to designate as having met the requirements to practice medicine or a particular medical specialty

  4. intransitive verb

  5. :  to attest by a certificate <five year program leading to examination by the American Board which certifies in that specialty—Bulletin of Meharry Medical College>

  6. cer·ti·fi·able \ˌsər-tə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\play adjective
    cer·ti·fi·ably \-blē\play adverb





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