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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

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