Examples of locum tenens in a Sentence
I'm just a locum tenens, so any major decisions should be deferred until your regular doctor returns from vacation.
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When service units are forced to hire temporary locum tenens physicians in lieu of decreasing services, the quality of care can change dramatically.
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Origin and Etymology of locum tenens
First Known Use: 1640See Words from the same year
locum tenens Synonyms
Synonymsbackup, cover, designated hitter, fill-in, substitute, pinch hitter, relief, replacement, reserve, stand-in, sub
Related Wordsalternate, understudy; apology, makeshift, stopgap; agent, assignee, attorney, commissary, delegate, deputy, envoy, factor, procurator, proxy, rep, representative, surrogate; assistant, reliever, second; successor, superseder
medical Definition of locum tenens
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