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sickroom

noun sick·room \ˈsik-ˌrüm, -ˌrm\

: a room in which a sick person stays

Full Definition of SICKROOM

:  a room in which a person is confined by sickness

Examples of SICKROOM

  1. We brought father home from the hospital and converted a spare room into a sickroom.

First Known Use of SICKROOM

1749

sickroom

noun sick·room \ˈsik-ˌrüm, -ˌrm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SICKROOM

:  a room in which a person is confined by sickness

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