nurse's aide


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nurse's aide

(nûr′sĭz)
n. pl. nurses' aides
A person who assists nurses at a hospital or other medical facility with basic tasks, such as bathing and dressing patients.

nurse′'s aide′



n.
a person who assists professional nurses, as in a hospital, by performing such routine tasks as making beds and serving meals.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nurse's aide - someone who assists a nurse in tasks that require little formal training
auxiliary, aide - someone who acts as assistant
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