HyperDic: hospital

English > 2 senses of the word hospital:
NOUNartifacthospital, infirmarya health facility where patients receive treatment
grouphospitala medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care
hospital > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'spih.tahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > hospital: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA health facility where patients receive treatment.
Synonyminfirmary
Partsburn centerA center where patients with severe burns can be treated
clinicA healthcare facility for outpatient care
hospital roomA room in a hospital / hospital for the care of patients
ward, hospital wardBlock forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care
Narrowercreche, foundling hospitalA hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared for
lazaretto, lazaret, lazarette, lazar house, pesthousehospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy)
maternity hospitalA hospital that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and for newborn infants
mental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, insane asylum, asylumA hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
military hospitalhospital for soldiers and other military personnel
sanatorium, sanatarium, sanitariumA hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseases
Broadermedical building, health facility, healthcare facilitybuilding where medicine is practiced
Spanishclínica, enfermería, hospitales, hospital
Catalanclínica, hospital, infermeria
Adjectivesnosocomialtaking place or originating in a hospital
Verbshospitalizeadmit into a hospital / hospital
English > hospital: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care.
Partscoronary care unitA hospital unit specially staffed and equipped to treat patients with serious cardiac problems
intensive care unit, ICUA hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care
Broadermedical institutionAn institution created for the practice of medicine
Spanishclínica, hospital
Catalanclínica, hospital
Verbshospitalizeadmit into a hospital / hospital

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