inpatients

plural of inpatient
as in outpatients
a person who stays for one or more nights in a hospital for medical treatment
often used before another noun
inpatient surgery It was inpatient treatment that required a lengthy hospital stay.

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“Inpatients.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inpatients. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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