recovery room

noun

Definition of recovery room

: a hospital room equipped for meeting postoperative emergencies

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First Known Use of recovery room

1896


RECOVERY ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

recovery room

noun

Definition of recovery room for English Language Learners

  • : a room in a hospital where patients are taken for special care after an operation


Medical Dictionary

recovery room

noun

medical Definition of recovery room

: a hospital room which is equipped with apparatus for meeting postoperative emergencies and in which surgical patients are kept during the immediate postoperative period for care and recovery from anesthesia abbreviation RR

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