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English definition of “ICU”

ICU

noun [C] uk   /ˌaɪ.siːˈjuː/ us    /ˈaɪˌsiːˈjuː/ specialized
abbreviation for intensive care unit: the part of a hospital the provides continuous treatment for patients who are seriously ill, very badly injured, or who have just had an operation: ICU beds are a very expensive and limited resource.
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