re·​ha·​bil·​i·​tant ˌrē-ə-ˈbi-lə-tənt How to pronounce rehabilitant (audio) ˌrē-hə- How to pronounce rehabilitant (audio)
: a disabled person undergoing rehabilitation

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rehabilitant was in 1961

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“Rehabilitant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

Medical Definition


re·​ha·​bil·​i·​tant ˌrē-(h)ə-ˈbil-ə-tənt How to pronounce rehabilitant (audio)
: an individual undergoing rehabilitation

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