AskDefine | Define houseman

Dictionary Definition

houseman n : an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term) [syn: intern, interne, medical intern]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. (in Britain) A medical graduate gaining practical experience in a hospital


Extensive Definition

Houseman was a term previously used for a junior British hospital doctor now known as a house officer.
People whose surname is or was Houseman include:

See also

houseman in German: Houseman
houseman in French: Houseman
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