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(kŏn-sŭlt′ănt )

[L. consultare, to counsel]
In the health care professions, a health care worker, such as a nurse, physician, dentist, pharmacist, or psychologist, who acts in an advisory capacity, often providing expert knowledge in a given specialty.

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TY - ELEC T1 - consultant ID - 732900 ED - Venes,Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732900/all/consultant PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 23 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -