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hos·pi·tal·i·za·tion

 (hŏs′pĭ-tl-ĭ-zā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of placing a person in a hospital as a patient.
b. The condition of being hospitalized.
2. Insurance that fully or partially covers a patient's hospital expenses.

hospitalization

(ˌhɒspɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

hospitalisation

n
1. (Medicine) the act or an instance of being hospitalized
2. (Medicine) the duration of a stay in a hospital
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hospitalization - a period of time when you are confined to a hospital; "now they try to shorten the patient's hospitalization"
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
2.hospitalization - the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital; "he hoped to avoid the expense of hospitalization"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
3.hospitalization - insurance that pays all or part of a patient's hospital expense
health insurance - insurance against loss due to ill health
4.hospitalization - placing in medical care in a hospitalhospitalization - placing in medical care in a hospital
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
Translations
hospitalizace
indlæggelse på hospital
felvétel kórházbakórházi ápolás
innlögn á spítala
hospitalizácia
hastaneye yatırma

hospitalization

[ˌhɒspɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nhospitalización f

hospitalization

[ˌhɒspɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] hospitalisation (British) nhospitalisation f

hospitalization

n
Einweisung fins Krankenhaus; (= stay in hospital)Krankenhausaufenthalt m
(US: = hospitalization insurance) → Versicherung ffür Krankenhauspflege

hospital

(ˈhospitl) noun
a building or group of buil-dings where people who are ill or injured are given treatment. After the train crash, the injured people were taken to hospital.
ˈhospitalize, ˈhospitalise verb
(especially American) to keep (a person) in hospital for treatment.
ˌhospitaliˈzation, ˌhospitaliˈsation noun

hos·pi·tal·i·za·tion

n. hospitalización.

hospitalization

n hospitalización f
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