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bed·pan

 (bĕd′păn′)
n.
A shallow receptacle for the urine and feces of persons confined to bed.

bedpan

(ˈbɛdˌpæn)
n
1. (Medicine) a shallow vessel placed under a bedridden patient to collect faeces and urine
2. another name for warming pan

bed•pan

(ˈbɛdˌpæn)

n.
a shallow toilet pan for use by persons confined to bed.
[1575–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bedpan - a shallow vessel used by a bedridden patient for defecation and urinationbedpan - a shallow vessel used by a bedridden patient for defecation and urination
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
Translations

bedpan

[ˈbedpæn] Nbacinilla f (de cama), cuña f

bedpan

bed-head [ˈbɛdpæn] bed-pan nbassin m (hygiénique)

bedpan

[ˈbɛdˌpæn] npadella

bedpan

n. bacín, chata, cuña.

bedpan

n cuña, chata, bacinica or bacinilla
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Q My mother isn't as mobile as she used to be, so her doctor has suggested she use a bedpan.
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She walked back to the station and filled the bedpan with gas.
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So maybe, at the age of 78, it's time for Bernie to retire to a nursing home, where he can rage about 'the ethnics' all day long to the nurses who change his bedpan.
She said: "It was a very emotional experience for us both to witness her pass her baby into the bedpan.