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Related to nosocomial: Nosocomial infection
1. Of or relating to a hospital.
2. Relating to or being an infection that a patient acquires while being treated in a hospital.
[Late Latin nosocomium, hospital (from Greek nosokomeion, from nosokomein, to tend the sick : nosos, sickness, plague + komein, to take care of, tend) + -al.]
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(Medicine) med originating in hospital: nosocomial disease.
[C19: New Latin nosocomialis, via Late Latin from Greek, from nosokomos one that tends the sick, from nosos (see noso-) + komein to tend]
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nos•o•co•mi•al(ˌnɒs əˈkoʊ mi əl)
(of infections) contracted in a hospital or other health care facility.
[1850–55; < New Latin nosocomi(um) hospital (< Late Greek nosokomeîon= Greek noso- noso- + kom- (base with sense “care, attendance,” as in gērokómos caring for the old)]
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nosocomial- "Pertaining to a hospital" or "originating in a hospital."
See also related terms for hospital.
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|Adj.||1.||nosocomial - taking place or originating in a hospital; "nosocomial infection"|
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a. nosocomial, rel. a un hospital o clínica;
___ infection → infección ___, enfermedad adquirida en un hospital.
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