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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Being the principal physician supervising a patient's care.
  • adj. Being a physician on the regular medical staff of a hospital.
  • n. The principal physician supervising a patient's care.
  • n. A staff physician in a hospital.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Serving on the staff of a teaching hospital as a doctor.
  • n. A physician on the staff of a hospital, especially the principal one that supervises a patient's care.
  • v. Present participle of attend.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
  • n. the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)

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