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bed rest

noun

Simple Definition of bed rest

  • : rest while lying in a bed

Full Definition of bed rest

  1. :  confinement of a sick person to bed


Medical Dictionary

bed rest

noun

Medical Definition of bed rest

  1. :  confinement of a sick person to bed




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