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patient

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an individual awaiting or under medical care and treatment
  • the nurse asked the patient to change into a paper gown

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patient

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The first known use of patient was in the 14th century

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“Patient.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/patient. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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