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medical examiner

noun

Medical Definition of medical examiner

  1. 1:  a usually appointed public officer with duties similar to those of a coroner but who is required to have specific medical training (as in pathology) and is qualified to conduct medical examinations and autopsies

  2. 2:  a physician employed to make medical examinations (as of applicants for military service or of claimants of workers' compensation)

  3. 3:  a physician appointed to examine and license candidates for the practice of medicine in a political jurisdiction (as a state)




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