hospital gown


: a robe worn by a patient in a hospital

Examples of hospital gown in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the latter, she was clad in a blue hospital gown, with braces around her neck and one leg . Jireh Deng, Los Angeles Times, 21 May 2024 But those small things – like not wearing a hospital gown or playing a favorite song during labor – can make people feel empowered. Cameron Pugh, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 Apr. 2024 On the fourth floor at the University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, in a small pre-op room, Amedy sat in a hospital bed, wearing a blue hospital gown, resting against a pillow. USA TODAY, 23 July 2023 Following a picture of herself in a hospital gown, the actor posted a long message about the process of finding the cancer, undergoing the surgery, and dealing with the emotional impact. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 13 Mar. 2024 In addition to the announcement, Cowperthwaite shared an image of him wearing a hospital gown and two brain scans that depict the tumor., 14 Nov. 2023 After this, you are led to the back to change into a hospital gown. Jennifer Whitlock, Rn, Msn, Fn, Verywell Health, 24 Oct. 2023 Another clip also showed Bindi wearing a hospital gown. Esme Mazzeo, Peoplemag, 30 Dec. 2023 In one photograph from the shoot, Lawrence was pictured screaming on the ledge of a building wearing a hospital gown that blew in the breeze as Smith looked on. Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 8 June 2023

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“Hospital gown.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

hospital gown

: a loose robe that is usually open in the back and is worn by patients in a medical facility (such as a hospital)

called also patient gown, johnny

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