pimp

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pimp 

DRUG SLANG

noun A regionally popular term for cocaine. 

GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION 

verb To aggressively interrogate a subordinate, especially a medical student, regarding their knowledge on a subject, including clinical findings on a particular patient or regarding a disease entity.

While malignant pimping serves to embarrass the victim, most medical students recognise its value as a pedagogical tool and as part of the socialisation process of becoming a member of the medical community.

Reference Teach Learn Med. 2005 Spring;17(2):184-91

pimp image from New Medical Terms

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VOX POPULI

noun A male who controls one or more prostitutes and arranges clients for them, extracting a fee (of up to 50%) for his services as middleman and protector.  

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