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circulating nurse

noun

Medical Definition of CIRCULATING NURSE

:  a registered nurse who makes preparations for an operation and continually monitors the patient and staff during its course, who works in the operating room outside the sterile field in which the operation takes place, and who records the progress of the operation, accounts for the instruments, and handles specimens
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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