charge nurse

noun

Definition of charge nurse

  1. :  a nurse who is in charge of one section of a hospital

Word by Word Definitions

chargeplay
  1. :  a material load or weight

    :  a figure borne on a heraldic field

    :  the quantity that an apparatus is intended to receive and fitted to hold

  1. :  to lay or put a load on or in :  load

    :  to place a charge (as of powder) in

    :  to load or fill to capacity

nurseplay
  1. :  a woman who suckles an infant not her own :  wet nurse

    :  a woman who takes care of a young child :  dry nurse

    :  one that looks after, fosters, or advises

  1. :  to nourish at the breast :  suckle

    :  to take nourishment from the breast of

    :  rear, educate


Medical Dictionary

charge nurse

noun

Medical Definition of charge nurse

  1. :  a nurse who is in charge of a health-care unit (as a hospital ward, emergency room, or nursing home)


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