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hospitalist

[ hos-pi-tl-ist ]
/ ˈhɒs pɪ tl ɪst /
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noun

a physician who specializes in treating hospitalized patients; a specialist in inpatient medicine.

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Origin of hospitalist

1990–95; hospital + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for hospitalist

hospitalist
/ (ˈhɒspɪtəˌlɪst) /

noun

US a doctor who works in a hospital
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Medical definitions for hospitalist

hospitalist
[ hŏspĭt-l-ĭst ]

n.

A physician, usually an internist, who specializes in the care of hospitalized patients.
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