In medicine, a doctor who has completed medical school and is engaged in a year of additional training at a hospital before residency. An intern may, for example, be in pediatrics or medicine (internal medicine). The internship year is often quite rigorous.
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An advanced student or recent graduate undertaking further education (usually the first postgraduate year) by assisting in the medical or surgical care of hospital patients, with supervision and instruction; formerly, one who resided within the institution. [F. interne, inside]
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in·tern also in·terne 'in-.tərn n a physician gaining supervised practical experience in a hospital after graduating from medical school called also houseman
in·tern 'in-.tərn vi to act as an intern

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Medical dictionary. 2011.

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