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health care

also health·care (hĕlth′kâr′)
n.
The prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical and allied health professions.
adj. also health-care (hĕlth′kâr′)
Of or relating to health care: the health care industry.

health care

n
the provision of medical services(as modifier)

health′ care`

or health′care`,



n.
any field or enterprise concerned with supplying services, equipment, information, etc., for the maintenance or restoration of health.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.health care - social insurance for the ill and injuredhealth care - social insurance for the ill and injured
social insurance - government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people; financed by contributions from employers and employees as well as by government revenue
Medicare - health care for the aged; a federally administered system of health insurance available to persons aged 65 and over
Medicaid - health care for the needy; a federally and state-funded program
primary health care - health care that is provided by a health care professional in the first contact of a patient with the health care system
2.health care - the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health professionhealth care - the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
Translations
zdravotnictví
zdravstvo

health care

nassistenza sanitaria

health care

n atención or asistencia médica, atención or asistencia sanitaria (esp.Esp), servicios de salud or sanitarios or médicos, salud f; — — directive V. advance directive; — — provider profesional mf sanitario, proveedor -ra mf de salud; — — system sistema m de salud; home — — atención médica domiciliaria; right to — — derecho a atención or asistencia médica, derecho a servicios de salud; to obtain — — obtener atención or asistencia médica; universal — — sistema m de salud universal; [Note: health care is a broad concept which admits many possible translations in Spanish. The above examples reflect current usage.]
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