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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

at•tend•ing*əˈtɛn dɪŋ(adj.)

  1. having primary responsibility for a patient.

    Category: Medicine

  2. holding a staff position in an accredited hospital:

    an attending physician.

    Category: Medicine

* (of a physician).

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attention, attending(noun)

    the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others

  2. attendance, attending(noun)

    the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)


  1. attending(Noun)

    A physician on the staff of a hospital, especially the principal one that supervises a patient's care.

  2. attending(Adjective)

    Serving on the staff of a teaching hospital as a doctor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attending

    of Attend

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