chair time

noun

Medical Definition of chair time

: 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, 2 July 2011

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“Chair time.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chair%20time. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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