Wiktionary:Word of the day/March 30

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Word of the day for March 30
pseudopatient n
  1. (dated) A person who pretends to be ill, especially to gain some benefit.
  2. (medicine) A person who poses as a patient so that research may be conducted or staff trained.
PointingHand.svg Today is National Doctors’ Day in the United States, which recognizes the service rendered by physicians.
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