houseman
houseman houseman n. an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience in a hospital or other medical institution. [British]

Syn: intern, interne, internist, medical intern. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • houseman — [[t]ha͟ʊsmən[/t]] housemen 1) N COUNT A houseman is a doctor who has a junior post in a hospital and usually sleeps there. [BRIT] (in AM, use intern) 2) N COUNT A houseman is a man who is a servant in a house. [AM] (in BRIT, use manservant) …   English dictionary

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