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 (bĕd′rĭd′n) also bed·rid (-rĭd′)
Confined to bed because of illness or infirmity.

[Middle English bedreden, from Old English bedrida : bed, bed; see bed + rida, rider (from rīdan, to ride; see ride).]
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Adj.1.bedrid - confined to bed (by illness)bedrid - confined to bed (by illness)  
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
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