Medical Dictionary

hospitalization

noun hos·pi·tal·iza·tion
variants: or chiefly British

hospitalisation

\ˌhäs-(ˌ)pit-əl-ə-ˈzā-shən\play

Medical Definition of hospitalization

  1. 1:  the act or process of being hospitalized pain persisted constantly through a two-day period, finally necessitating hospitalizationJournal of the American Medical Association

  2. 2:  the period of stay in a hospital drug treatment shortened the length of hospitalizationToday's Health



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