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nurse-prac•ti•tion•er



Pronunciation: (nûrs'prak-tish'u-nur), [key]
n.
a registered nurse who has received special training for diagnosing and treating routine or minor ailments.Abbr.: NP Also,nurse' practi'tioner.Also called nurse-clinician. Cf. physician's assistant.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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