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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.
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He loved teaching nurses, externs, EMTs, residents, and 4th year medical students who did emergency medicine rotations.
In chambers; a guide for judicial clerks and externs.
Externs from the previous summer are also asked to make a presentation during a junior class meeting and talk about some of their experiences.
"The award was made possible by the DRLC's outstanding legal and support staff, law student externs, volunteers and its passionate board of directors.
This pocket-sized spiral volume for students who are transitioning to becoming practicing nurses, as well as interns and externs, graduate nurses in residencies, and nurses in their first few years of practice, contains common elements that students find difficult to master.
Furthermore, nursing student externs must be students in good academic standing, be enrolled in a Board approved program to prepare the student for licensure as a professional nurse, and have successfully completed sufficient clinical nursing courses to have obtained competency in performing basic health care tasks.
A list of 285 educators was complied from data supplied by the coordinators of two School-to-Work consortiums that identified externs who had completed externships from 1995 to 1998.