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coronary-care unit

[kawr-uh-ner-ee kair, kor-] /ˈkɔr əˌnɛr i ˈkɛər, ˈkɒr-/
noun
1.
a specialized hospital unit for the early care and treatment of heart-attack patients.
Abbreviation: CCU.
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coronary care unit in Medicine

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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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