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Meaning of INFIRMARY

Pronunciation:  in'furmuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a health facility where patients receive treatment
 

INFIRMARY is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: hospital
 
 See Also: asylum, burn center, clinic, creche, foundling hospital, health facility, hospital room, hospital ward, insane asylum, institution, lazar house, lazaret, lazarette, lazaretto, medical building, mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, military hospital, pesthouse, psychiatric hospital, sanatarium, sanatorium, sanitarium, ward

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*firm"a*ry\ ([i^]n*f[~e]rm"[.a]*r[y^]), n.; pl.
{Infirmaries} (-r[i^]z). [Cf. OE. fermerie, OF. enfermerie,
F. infirmerie, LL. infirmaria. See {Infirm}.]
A hospital, or place where the infirm or sick are lodged and
nursed gratuitously, or where out-patients are treated.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: asylum, base hospital, clinic, community hospital, convalescent home, convalescent hospital, dispensary, evacuation hospital, field hospital, general hospital, home, hospital, inpatient clinic, maison de sante, mental hospital, nursing home, osteopathic hospital, outpatient clinic, policlinic, polyclinic, private hospital, proprietary hospital, public hospital, rest home, sanatorium, sick bay, sickbed, sickroom, special hospital, station hospital, surgery, surgical hospital, teaching hospital, VA hospital, veterans hospital, voluntary hospital, ward, well-baby clinic
 

 

 

 

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