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John Doe

n. 1) a fictitious name used for a possible male defendant who is unknown at the time a complaint is filed to start a lawsuit. 2) the temporary fictitious name given to an unidentified hospitalized or dead man. (See: fictitious defendants, Jane Doe)

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Member Diag Procedure Name DOS Code Code Doe, John B 10/01/05 474.
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