Definitions for Hospitalization
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Hospitalization
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
hos•pi•tal•izeˈhɒs pɪ tlˌaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.
to place in a hospital for medical care or observation.
Origin of hospitalize:
a period of time when you are confined to a hospital
"now they try to shorten the patient's hospitalization"
the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital
"he hoped to avoid the expense of hospitalization"
hospitalization insurance, hospitalization(noun)
insurance that pays all or part of a patient's hospital expense
hospitalization, hospitalisation, hospital care(noun)
placing in medical care in a hospital
The hospitalizing of a patient, the condition of being hospitalized, or the period a patient stays in hospital.
Insurance that pays a patient's expenses.
Hospitalization is the state of being confined to a hospital to receive medical treatment of some kind.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
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