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ex·ternor ex·terne (ĕk′stûrn′)
A person associated with but not officially residing in an institution, especially a nonresident physician on a hospital staff.
[Latin externus, external; see external.]
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extern(ˈɛkstɜːn; ɪkˈstɜːn) or
(Professions) US a person, such as a physician at a hospital, who has an official connection with an institution but does not reside in it
[C16: from Latin externus external]
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a person connected with an institution but not residing in it, as a doctor at a hospital.
[1525–35; < Latin externus, derivative of exter, exterus (see exterior)]
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|Noun||1.||extern - a nonresident doctor or medical student; connected with a hospital but not living there|
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extern[ˈekstɜːn] N (US) (Med) → externo/a m/f
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