Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A patient who is admitted to a hospital or clinic for treatment that requires at least one overnight stay.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A patient whose treatment needs at least one night's residence in a hospital; a hospitalized patient.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A patient who receives lodging and food, as well as treatment, in a hospital or an infirmary; -- distinguished from outpatient.
  • n. a patient who receives lodging and food, as treatment, in a hospital or an infirmary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A patient who is lodged and fed as well as treated in a hospital or infirmary. See out-patient.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated

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