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outpatient

noun [C] uk   /ˈaʊt.peɪ.ʃənt/ us  
a person who goes to a hospital for treatment, but who does not stay any nights there: an outpatient clinic
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Translations of “outpatient”
in Korean 외래 환자…
in Arabic مَريض خارِجي…
in Portuguese paciente externo, -a…
in Catalan pacient extern, -a…
in Japanese 外来患者…
in Italian paziente esterno, paziente esterna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 門診病人…
in Russian амбулаторный больной…
in Turkish ayakta tedavi gören hasta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 门诊病人…
in Polish pacjent/ka ambulatoryjn-y/a…
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