coronary care unit

coronary-care unit

[kawr-uh-ner-ee kair, kor-]
noun
a specialized hospital unit for the early care and treatment of heart-attack patients. Abbreviation: CCU
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coronary care unit n.

Abbr. CCU A hospital unit that is specially equipped to treat and monitor patients with serious heart conditions, such as coronary thrombosis.

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