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in·pa·tient

 (ĭn′pā′shənt)
n.
A patient who is admitted to a hospital or clinic for treatment that requires at least one overnight stay.
adj.
Of or relating to inpatients or their care.

inpatient

(ˈɪnˌpeɪʃənt)
n
(Medicine) a hospital patient who occupies a bed for at least one night in the course of treatment, examination, or observation. Compare outpatient

in•pa•tient

(ˈɪnˌpeɪ ʃənt)

n.
a patient who stays in a hospital while receiving medical care or treatment.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inpatient - a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated
patient - a person who requires medical care; "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
outpatient - a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated
Translations

inpatient

[ˈɪnˌpeɪʃənt] Npaciente mf hospitalizado/a

inpatient

[ˈɪnˌpeɪʃnt] ndegente m/f, ricoverato/a

inpatient

n paciente hospitalizado
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