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attending (not comparable)
- Serving on the staff of a teaching hospital as a doctor.
attending (plural attendings)
- (US) A physician on the staff of a hospital, especially the principal one that supervises a patient's care.
2009 March 11, “Doctor-Patient-Computer Relationships”, New York Times:
- All too often when taking a history, residents and attendings in a hurry will simply use the cut-and-paste function to save time and bypass asking potentially important questions that have been asked before.
- Present participle of attend.