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locum tenens

noun lo·cum te·nens \ˌlō-kəm-ˈtē-ˌnenz, -nənz\
plural locum te·nen·tes \-ti-ˈnen-ˌtēz\

Medical Definition of LOCUM TENENS

:  a medical practitioner who temporarily takes the place of another

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