emergency room

noun
Updated on: 14 Jan 2018

Definition of emergency room

: a hospital room or area staffed and equipped for the reception and treatment of persons requiring immediate medical care

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First Known Use of emergency room

1886


EMERGENCY ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

emergency room

noun

Definition of emergency room for English Language Learners

  • : a hospital room or area that is used for treating people who need immediate medical care


EMERGENCY ROOM Defined for Kids

emergency room

noun

Definition of emergency room for Students

: a room in a hospital with doctors, nurses, and medical equipment for treating people who need medical care immediately

Medical Dictionary

emergency room

noun

medical Definition of emergency room

: a hospital room or area staffed and equipped for the reception and treatment of persons with conditions (as illness or trauma) requiring immediate medical care

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