Definition of layperson
: a member of the laity
Examples of layperson in a Sentence
a meeting between clergy and laypeople
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That means the companies must translate the demanding argot of genetics — alleles and phenotypes and centromeres — into something approachable, even simple, for physicians and laypersons alike.
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