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a person with specified training who has become licensed to provide vocational assistance to patients.
Abbreviation: LVN.

licensed vocational nurse n.
Abbr. LVN, L.V.N.
A licensed practical nurse who is permitted by license to practice in California or Texas.


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    [lahy-suh ns] /ˈlaɪ səns/ noun 1. formal permission from a governmental or other constituted authority to do something, as to carry on some business or profession. 2. a certificate, tag, plate, etc., giving proof of such permission; official permit: a driver’s license. 3. permission to do or not to do something. 4. intentional deviation from […]

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