preadmission

adjective pre·ad·mis·sion \ ˌprē-əd-ˈmi-shən , -ad- \
variants: or pre-admission

Definition of preadmission

: existing or occurring prior to admission (as to a school or hospital)
  • preadmission testing
  • His condition continued to improve and returned to his preadmission baseline.
  • —Sydney S. Cash et al.

First Known Use of preadmission

1930

in the meaning defined above

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Medical Dictionary

preadmission

adjective pre·ad·mis·sion \ ˌprē-əd-ˈmish-ən \

medical Definition of preadmission

: occurring in or relating to the period prior to admission (as to a hospital)
  • a preadmission physical examination

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