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shut–in

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noun \ˈshət-ˌin\

Medical Definition of shut–in

  1. :  a person who is confined to home, a room, or bed because of illness or incapacity


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shut–in

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adjective \ˌshət-ˌin\

Medical Definition of shut–in

  1. 1:  confined to one's home or an institution by illness or incapacity

  2. 2:  tending to avoid social contact :  withdrawn diagnostic and prognostic significance of the shut–in personality type—S. K. Weinberg


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of shut–in


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