hot line

noun

Medical Definition of hot line

: a usually toll-free telephone service available to the public for some specific purpose (as to receive advice or information about a particular subject or to talk confidentially about personal problems to a sympathetic listener) a poison control hot line suicide prevention hotlines hot lines

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“Hot line.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hot%20line. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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