inpatient


in·pa·tient

noun \ˈin-ˌpā-shənt\

medical : a patient who stays for one or more nights in a hospital for treatment

Full Definition of INPATIENT

:  a hospital patient who receives lodging and food as well as treatment — compare outpatient

First Known Use of INPATIENT

1760

Other Medicine Terms

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Rhymes with INPATIENT

in·pa·tient

noun \ˈin-ˌpā-shənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INPATIENT

: a hospital patient who receives lodging and food as well as treatment—compare outpatient

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