Definition of emergency room in English:

emergency room

Syllabification: e·mer·gen·cy room


North American
  • The department of a hospital that provides immediate treatment for acute illnesses and trauma.
    More example sentences
    • He was then rushed to the hospital emergency room where artificial respiration was administered.
    • I was called to see a patient in the emergency room of the hospital.
    • He was taken to the emergency room in severe respiratory distress and ended up on a ventilator.

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