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inpatient

noun in·pa·tient \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
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First Known Use of INPATIENT

1760

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Rhymes with INPATIENT

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inpatient

noun in·pa·tient \ˈin-ˌpā-shənt\

Medical Definition of INPATIENT

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

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