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ambulatory care

noun
1.
care given at a hospital to non-resident patients, including minor surgery and outpatient treatment
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Contemporary definitions for ambulatory care
noun

any non-emergency or outpatient medical care at a clinic, doctor's office, or hospital

Examples

A general checkup is considered ambulatory care.

Word Origin

from ambulatory 'able to walk'

Usage Note

medicine

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