1. [ noun ] (medicine,work) a registered nurse who has received special training and can perform many of the duties of a physician
Synonyms: nurse_practitioner nurse_clinician
Related terms: registered_nurse
2. [ noun ] (chemistry) a radioactive transuranic metallic element; found in trace amounts in uranium ores; a by-product of the production of plutonium
Synonyms: atomic_number_93 neptunium
Related terms: metallic_element
Similar spelling:   npa