medical center


plural medical centers
: a large health-care facility that provides medical and surgical care and is often affiliated with a medical school
an academic medical center

Examples of medical center in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Multiple people were injured after a vehicle crashed into a medical center in Austin, Texas, officials said Tuesday. S. Dev, CBS News, 13 Feb. 2024 The medical center is in Riverdale, some 13 miles south of downtown Atlanta. Isabel Rosales, CNN, 6 Feb. 2024 But wall-climbing car was just too good to lose, and it was kept when the building became a medical center. Miami Herald Archives, Miami Herald, 5 Feb. 2024 For Saint Al’s, the first medical center to roll out the mini-store was Nampa. Jacob Scholl, Idaho Statesman, 31 Jan. 2024 The medical center contacted police, who helped bring the girl into the hospital for treatment. Andrea Klick, Kansas City Star, 30 Jan. 2024 The inspector general recommended that the medical center standardize its processes for suicide screenings and monitoring patients — and that local leaders in St. Louis investigate the possible interference in the inspection. Kathleen McGrory, ProPublica, 9 Jan. 2024 International condemnation has intensified against Israel in recent weeks as Palestinian deaths have soared, medical centers have been devastated and bodies of children have been pulled from rubble. Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times, 22 Nov. 2023 Three Vanderbilt patients have filed a class-action lawsuit against the medical center. Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Washington Post, 2 Feb. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of medical center was in 1917

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“Medical center.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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