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Resident

Resident

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Living in a particular place
"Resident aliens"
(2)   Used of animals that do not migrate

noun


(3)   A physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital
"The resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital"
(4)   Someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
Wiktonary



Etymology


From , from , from resident, residens, pp. of residere.

Noun



  1. person, animal or plant living at a location or in an area
  2. a graduated medical student who is receiving advanced training in a specialty
    • She's a resident in neurosurgery at Mass General.

Adjective



  1. the person on hand who is the strongest in a particular skill or profession
    • He is our resident UNIX expert.
  2. a student in the medical profession who watches a licensed doctor in order to learn a skill