health visitor


health vis·​i·​tor -ˌviz-ət-ər, -ˌviz-tər How to pronounce health visitor (audio)
: a trained person who is usually a qualified nurse and is employed by a local British authority to visit people (as nursing mothers) in their homes and advise them on health matters

Dictionary Entries Near health visitor

Cite this Entry

“Health visitor.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!