physician's assistant

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Usage note
This word may also be written "physician assistant." The person is commonly referred to as a "PA."
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el asistente médico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la asistenta médica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The surgeon told the physician's assistant that the procedure had been postponed.La cirujana le dijo al asistente médico que habían aplazado el procedimiento.
b. el auxiliar de clínica
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la auxiliar de clínica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new physician's assistant will begin working for the doctor on Tuesday.La nueva auxiliar de clínica empezará a trabajar para el doctor el martes.
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