chair time

noun

: the amount of time a patient spends in the chair of a health-care provider (such as a dentist or optometrist) for examination or treatment
Screening is free at the pediatric clinic and appointments are broken up to reduce the amount of chair time in any one visit.The Arizona Republic

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“Chair time.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chair%20time. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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