inpatient

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noun in·pa·tient \ˈin-ˌpā-shənt\

Definition of inpatient

  1. :  a hospital patient who receives lodging and food as well as treatment — compare outpatient

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First Known Use of inpatient

1760


INPATIENT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of inpatient for English Language Learners

  • medical : a patient who stays for one or more nights in a hospital for treatment


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inpatient

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noun in·pa·tient \ˈin-ˌpā-shənt\

Medical Definition of inpatient

  1. :  a hospital patient who receives lodging and food as well as treatment—compare outpatient



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