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extern

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adjective ex·tern \ek-ˈstərn, ˈek-ˌ\

Definition of extern

archaic

  1. :  external

Origin and Etymology of extern

Middle French or Latin; Middle French externe, from Latin externus


First Known Use: 1530


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extern

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noun ex·tern \ˈek-ˌstərn\

Definition of extern

  1. :  a person connected with an institution but not living or boarding in it; specifically :  a nonresident doctor or medical student at a hospital

1823

First Known Use of extern

1823

Variants of extern

less commonly

externe


Medical Dictionary

extern

noun ex·tern

Medical Definition of extern

  1. :  a nonresident doctor or medical student at a hospital

externship

\-ˌship\play noun

Variants of extern

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externe

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