a nurse specially trained to assist surgeons in the operating room and serving as part of the surgically clean medical team handling instruments during an operation.
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Origin of scrub nurse
First recorded in 1925–30
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Medicine definitions for scrub nurse
[ skrŭb ]
A nurse who assists the surgeon in the operating room.
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