HyperDic: icu

English > 1 sense of the word ICU:
NOUNgroupICU, intensive care unita hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care
English > ICU: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care.
Synonymintensive care unit
Part ofhospitalA medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care
Narrowercoronary care unitA hospital unit specially staffed and equipped to treat patients with serious cardiac problems
neonatal intensive care unit, NICUAn intensive care unit designed with special equipment to care for premature or seriously ill newborn
Broaderunit, social unitAn organization regarded as part of a larger / larger social group
SpanishUCI, unidad de cuidados intensivos, unidad de vigilancia intensiva, UVI
CatalanUCI, unitat de cures intensives

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