Definitions for Hospitalization

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hos•pi•tal•izeˈhɒs pɪ tlˌaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to place in a hospital for medical care or observation.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hospitalization(noun)

    a period of time when you are confined to a hospital

    "now they try to shorten the patient's hospitalization"

  2. hospitalization(noun)

    the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital

    "he hoped to avoid the expense of hospitalization"

  3. hospitalization insurance, hospitalization(noun)

    insurance that pays all or part of a patient's hospital expense

  4. hospitalization, hospitalisation, hospital care(noun)

    placing in medical care in a hospital


  1. hospitalization(Noun)

    The hospitalizing of a patient, the condition of being hospitalized, or the period a patient stays in hospital.

  2. hospitalization(Noun)

    Insurance that pays a patient's expenses.


  1. Hospitalization

    Hospitalization is the state of being confined to a hospital to receive medical treatment of some kind.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Hospitalization

    The confinement of a patient in a hospital.


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