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house physician

noun
a resident physician in a hospital, hotel, or other public institution.
Also called house doctor.


Origin:
1745–55

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house physician or house doctor
 
n
1.  Compare house surgeon a house officer working in a medical as opposed to a surgical discipline
2.  Compare resident a physician who lives in a hospital or other institution in which he is employed
 
house doctor or house doctor
 
n

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house physician n.

  1. A physician, especially an intern or a resident who cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the surgical and medical staff of a hospital.

  2. A physician employed by a hotel or another establishment.

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