Definition of high-dependency in English:

high-dependency

Line breaks: high-dependency

adjective

British
  • Relating to hospital patients requiring a high level of medical treatment and supervision: the high-dependency unit
    More example sentences
    • Last night Mrs Dixon said she remained angry that surgery had been cancelled so many times due to a shortage of beds in the hospital's high-dependency unit.
    • The bullet was removed and he's being kept in a high-dependency unit at a hospital, but his condition is not life-threatening.
    • It is equipped with the latest in medical facilities, including eight high-dependency and 38 low-dependency hospital beds.

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