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English definition of “inpatient”

inpatient

noun [C]     /ˈɪn.peɪ.ʃənt/
a person who goes into hospital to receive medical care , and stays there one or more nights while they are being treated → Compare outpatientPeople who receive medical treatment
(Definition of inpatient noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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