recovery room


recovery room

noun

: a room in a hospital where patients are taken for special care after an operation

Full Definition of RECOVERY ROOM

:  a hospital room equipped for meeting postoperative emergencies

First Known Use of RECOVERY ROOM

1916

recovery room

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RECOVERY ROOM

: a hospital room which is equipped with apparatus for meeting postoperative emergencies and in which surgical patients are kept during the immediate postoperative period for care and recovery from anesthesia—abbreviation RR

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: recp
Previous Word in the Dictionary: recovery oven
All Words Near: recovery room

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up recovery room? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More