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intensive care Syllabification: in·ten·sive care
Pronunciation: /inˈtensiv ˈˌke(ə)r/

Definition of intensive care in English:


Special medical treatment of a dangerously ill patient, with constant monitoring: [as modifier]: she’s in the intensive-care unit
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  • He created joint chairs for both anaesthesiology and intensive care at all Soviet medical schools.
  • High risk obstetrics and neonatal intensive care are high cost, low volume specialties.
  • The patient was immediately taken off the medication and given intensive care.
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