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English definition of “outpatient”

outpatient

noun [C]     /ˈaʊt.peɪ.ʃənt/
a person who goes to a hospital for treatment, but who does not stay any nights there: an outpatient clinic → Compare inpatientPeople who receive medical treatment
(Definition of outpatient noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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