standardized patient
 n.— «Even though Goggins” only previous acting experience dated to elementary school, credit him with being a good enough make-believe patient to play a leading role among Vanderbilt’s team of 38 “standardized patients.” That’s hospital jargon for guys and gals who fake illnesses to help prepare doctors for the real world.» —“Paid to play sick” by Getahn Ward Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee) Nov. 28, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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