Simple Definition of hospitalize
: to place (someone) in a hospital for care or treatment
Examples of hospitalize
The doctor wants to hospitalize her for a few days so that he can run some tests.
First Known Use of hospitalize
Medical Definition of hospitalize
hos·pi·tal·ized or chiefly British hos·pi·tal·isedhos·pi·tal·iz·ing or chiefly British hos·pi·tal·is·ing
: to place in a hospital as a patient <the child was hospitalized at once for diagnosis and treatment—Journal of the American Medical Association>
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