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sickroom

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noun sick·room \ˈsik-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Simple Definition of sickroom

  • : a room in which a sick person stays

Full Definition of sickroom

  1. :  a room in which a person is confined by sickness


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sickroom

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noun sick·room \ˈsik-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Medical Definition of sickroom

  1. :  a room in which a person is confined by sickness




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