NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,260 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- attending physician
- listen (uh-TEN-ding fih-ZIH-shun)
- A medical doctor who is responsible for the overall care of a patient in a hospital or clinic setting. An attending physician may also supervise and teach medical students, interns, and residents involved in the patient’s care.