hospitalist

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hospitalist

a physician who specializes in treating hospital patients

hos·pi·tal·ist

 (hŏs′pĭt-l-ĭst)
n.
A physician, usually an internist, who specializes in the care of hospitalized patients.

hospitalist

(ˈhɒspɪtəˌlɪst)
n
(Medicine) US a doctor who works in a hospital

hos•pi•tal•ist

(ˈhɒs pɪ tl ɪst)

n.
a physician who specializes in treating hospitalized patients; a specialist in inpatient medicine.
[1990–95]
Translations

hospitalist

n médico -ca mf especializado en atender pacientes en el hospital
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