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1. Social welfare an occupant of a welfare agency home
2. (esp formerly) a representative of the British government in a British protectorate
3. (esp in the 17th century) a diplomatic representative ranking below an ambassador
4. (in India, formerly) a representative of the British governor general at the court of a native prince
5. a bird or other animal that does not migrate
6. US and Canadian a physician who lives in the hospital where he works while undergoing specialist training after completing his internship
7. Brit and NZ a junior doctor, esp a house officer, who lives in the hospital in which he works
8. (of birds and other animals) not in the habit of migrating



(in Russian, ordinator), a physician in a medical institution, such as a hospital, polyclinic, or maternity home, who is directly engaged in treatment and preventive work under the guidance of a department head. In a hospital the resident independently makes rounds of patients, performs physicians’ duties, prescribes treatment, records histories, and takes shifts on call. In a polyclinic the resident performs the functions of a district medical officer or specialist: he receives patients, prescribes treatment, fills in medical charts of ambulatory patients, issues certificates of disability, provides dispensary service, and acts as a health instructor. A clinical resident is a physician who is preparing to enter a specialty, for example, internal medicine or surgery. A clinical residency usually lasts two years in a teaching clinic, a research institute, or an institute for the advanced training of physicians; the resident also performs the duties of staff physician.



(rezident). (1) In the Middle Ages, a foreign diplomat residing in a given country.

(2) A representative of the metropolis residing in a protectorate.

(3) A representative of intelligence residing in a foreign state.

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"It's paramilitary," one surgical resident told me.
A hospital a few years ago wondered whether it should notify patients that a surgical resident might perform part of the procedure.
John Ingell, a fourth-year surgical resident at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, said that he had noticed that he became less compassionate when severely fatigued.
The resident who had been on earlier was scheduled to leave at 5:00 p.m., and was replaced by a surgical resident. Dr.
As a surgical resident at Stanford University in 1959, Lower transplanted part of a dog's heart to a second dog, which lived for eight days, shattering a previous survival record of seven hours.
GREY'S Anatomy surgical resident Katherine Heigl continues her makeover into fully-fledged leading lady with 27 Dresses, a frothy and predictable romantic comedy penned by the screenwriter of The Devil Wears Prada.
Wallace, a surgical resident, walked into Jesse's room.
These included an anesthesiologist, a surgical resident, a respiratory therapist from the NICU, and pharmacy staff.
Hodgett, a surgical resident, who also made two or three unsuccessful attempts in the left internal jugular vein.
Investigators previously had found that a first-year surgical resident had been left alone for 3 hours to provide care for 34 patients in the transplant unit on the day Hurewitz died.
All operations were conducted by the same faculty surgeon (L.A.O.) with assistance from a surgical resident. All procedures were performed with either an adult Jako, Hollinger, or Dedo laryngoscope.