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Meaning of INPATIENT

Pronunciation:  'in`peyshunt

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated

INPATIENT is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: inmate
 Antonyms: outpatient
 See Also: patient



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In"pa`tient\, n.
A patient who receives lodging and food, as well as
treatment, in a hospital or an infirmary; -- distinguished
from {outpatient}.

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