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n. Abbr. RN
A graduate trained nurse who has passed a state registration examination and has been licensed to practice nursing.
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a graduate nurse who has passed a state board examination and been registered and licensed to practice nursing.
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|Noun||1.||registered nurse - a graduate nurse who has passed examinations for registration|
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
nurse-midwife - a registered nurse who has received special training as a midwife
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