Definitions for outpatient

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


or out′-pa`tient

  1. a person who receives treatment at a hospital but is not hospitalized.

    Category: Medicine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outpatient(noun)

    a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated


  1. outpatient(Noun)

    A patient who receives treatment at a hospital or clinic but is not admitted overnight; a receiver of ambulatory care.

  2. outpatient(Adjective)

    Provided without requiring an overnight stay by the patient.


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