January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1433
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A definition of the acronym "NCLEX-RN" is presented. It refers to the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurse. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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