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intern

noun in·tern

Medical Definition of intern

  1. :  a physician gaining supervised practical experience in a hospital after graduating from medical school—called also houseman



Variants of intern

also interne \ˈin-ˌtərn\play

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intern

play
intransitive verb in·tern \ˈin-ˌtərn\

Medical Definition of intern

  1. :  to act as an intern





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