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certify

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verb cer·ti·fy \ˈsərt-ə-ˌfī\

Medical Definition of certify

certified; certifying

  1. 1

  2. transitive verb

  3. :  to attest authoritatively; especially :  to attest officially to the mental illness of

  4. 2:  to designate as having met the requirements to practice medicine or a particular medical specialty

  5. intransitive verb

  6. :  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>

certifiable \ˈsər-tə-ˌfī-ə-bəl, ˌsər-tə-ˈfī-\ adjective
certifiably \-blē\play adverb




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