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or 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.]

ex′tern·ship′ n.
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(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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(ˈɛk stɜrn)

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)]
ex′tern•ship`, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extern - a nonresident doctor or medical studentextern - a nonresident doctor or medical student; connected with a hospital but not living there
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
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[ˈekstɜːn] N (US) (Med) → externo/a m/f
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Certainly it is good to compound employments of both; for that will be good for the present, because the virtues of either age, may correct the defects of both; and good for succession, that young men may be learners, while men in age are actors; and, lastly, good for extern accidents, because authority followeth old men, and favor and popularity, youth.
An extern school grew round the old almost monastic foundation, which subsists still with its middle-age costume and usages--and all Cistercians pray that it may long flourish.
The SIU Career Development Center is searching for sponsors for the 2020 Extern Program, a partnership with the SIU Alumni Association.
Extern chief Charlie Mack said: "Projects like this are needed now more than ever if we are to ensure a happy and successful future for our young people in Northern Ireland."
Revell also served as a judicial intern for Judge Russell Lloyd of the 1st Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas, and as a legal extern for the U.S.
Previously, he clerked for the Honorable Mary Jacobson, Assignment Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court and served as a legal extern in the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division of Law, Securities Fraud Prosecution Section.
Extern) surveyed a group of 140 in-house legal and technology experts, asking them to name their biggest e-discovery challenges.
"Your move to extern my period means that the state assembly is working towards the needs of the citizens of Western Bahr el Ghazal because our people need services from this government," said the governor, vowing to prioritise development and security.
They said that Muslim Ummah would not tolerate any blasphemous remarks against over Holy Prophet (PBUH) and called upon the government of the Pakistan to extern the ambassador of France and also take this important issue to the UN and OIC demanding action against the blasphemers.
The protestors demanded SP to extern the SHO from the district otherwise they will stage the protest in front of national and provincial assembly.
ABSTRACT The Summer Geriatric Extern Program was developed in 2004 to provide nursing students between the junior and senior year an opportunity to learn more about careers in geriatric nursing.