emergency room

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emergency room

n. Abbr. ER
The section of a health care facility for providing rapid treatment to victims of sudden illness or trauma.

emer′gency room`


n.
a hospital area equipped and staffed for the prompt treatment of acute illness, trauma, or other medical emergencies. Abbr.: ER
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Noun1.emergency room - a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatmentemergency room - a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment
hospital room - a room in a hospital for the care of patients