Medical Dictionary

hospitalization

noun hos·pi·tal·iza·tion

Medical Definition of HOSPITALIZATION

1
:  the act or process of being hospitalized <pain persisted constantly through a two-day period, finally necessitating hospitalizationJournal of the American Medical Association>
2
:  the period of stay in a hospital <drug treatment shortened the length of hospitalizationToday's Health>

Variants of HOSPITALIZATION

hos·pi·tal·iza·tion or chiefly British hos·pi·tal·isa·tion \ˌhäs-(ˌ)pit-əl-ə-ˈzā-shən\
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