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house officer

houseman

/ (ˈhaʊsmən) /
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noun plural -men
med a doctor who is the most junior member of the medical staff of a hospital, usually resident in the hospitalUS and Canadian equivalent: intern
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house officer

n.
An intern or resident who is employed by a hospital to provide service to patients during the period the intern or resident is receiving training in a medical specialty.
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