What does nosocomial mean?

Definitions for nosocomialˌnɒs əˈkoʊ mi əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nosocomial(adj)

    taking place or originating in a hospital

    "nosocomial infection"

GCIDE

  1. Nosocomial(a.)

    Acquired in a hospital; as, a nosocomial infection.

  2. Origin: [L. nosocomium a hospital, Gr. nosokomei^on; no`sos disease + komei^n to attend to.]

Wiktionary

  1. nosocomial(Adjective)

    of, relating to, happening in a hospital

  2. nosocomial(Adjective)

    contracted in a hospital, or arising from hospital treatment

  3. Origin: From nosocomi, from νοσοκομείον, from νόσος + κομέω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nosocomial(adj)

    of or pertaining to a hospital; as, nosocomial atmosphere

  2. Origin: [L. nosocomium a hospital, Gr. nosokomei^on; no`sos disease + komei^n to attend to.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nosocomial

    nos-ō-kō′mi-al, adj. relating to a hospital. [Gr. nosos, sickness, komein, to take care of.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nosocomial in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nosocomial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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