Definition of “ICU” - English Dictionary

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“ICU” in British English

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ICUnoun [ 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.

(Definition of “ICU” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)