private patient

noun

Definition of private patient

British

  1. :  a person who gets and pays for medical treatment outside of the National Health Service

Word by Word Definitions

privateplay
  1. :  intended for or restricted to the use of a particular person, group, or class

    :  belonging to or concerning an individual person, company, or interest

    :  restricted to the individual or arising independently of others

  1. :  one not in public office

    :  privacy

    :  private parts

patientplay
  1. :  bearing pains or trials calmly or without complaint

    :  manifesting forbearance under provocation or strain

    :  not hasty or impetuous

  1. :  an individual awaiting or under medical care and treatment

    :  the recipient of any of various personal services

    :  one that is acted upon


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