inpatient

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in +‎ patient

Noun[edit]

inpatient (plural inpatients)

  1. (healthcare) A patient whose treatment needs at least one night's residence in a hospital; a hospitalized patient.

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Adjective[edit]

inpatient (comparative more inpatient, superlative most inpatient)

  1. (healthcare) Of or related to treating inpatients.