Definition of outpatient in English:


Line breaks: out|patient
Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtpeɪʃ(ə)nt


  • A patient who attends a hospital for treatment without staying there overnight: [as modifier]: an outpatient clinic
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    • The patients attended the outpatient clinic every three or four months as part of routine follow up.
    • The hospital authorities must know the number of staff on each shift and the average number of outpatients attending clinics.
    • It can be performed in an outpatients clinic, allowing patients to return home the same day.

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