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Meaning of INTERN

Pronunciation:  [n]'inturn, [v]in'turn, 'inturn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
  2. [v]  work as an intern

INTERN is a 6 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: houseman, interne, medical intern
 See Also: doc, doctor, Dr., MD, medico, physician, work



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In*tern"\, a. [L. internus: cf. F. interne. See
    Internal. [Obs.] --Howell.
  2. \In*tern"\, v. t. [F. interne. See {Intern}, a.]
    To put for safe keeping in the interior of a place or
    country; to confine to one locality; as, to intern troops
    which have fled for refuge to a neutral country.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: An individual person who has graduated from medical school and is engaged in a rigorous year of additional training at a hospital before practicing medicine.
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