attending

[ uh-ten-ding ]
/ əˈtɛn dɪŋ /

adjective (of a physician)

having primary responsibility for a patient.
holding a staff position in an accredited hospital.

Origin of attending

First recorded in 1580–90; attend + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM attending

well-at·tend·ing, adjective
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