de hospitalization


the act, process, or state of being hospitalized.
the period during which a person is hospitalized: to extend one's hospitalization.

1905–10; hospitalize + -ation

dehospitalization, noun
rehospitalization, noun Unabridged
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hospitalization or hospitalisation (ˌhɒspɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən)
1.  the act or an instance of being hospitalized
2.  the duration of a stay in a hospital
hospitalisation or hospitalisation

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hospitalization hos·pi·tal·i·za·tion (hŏs'pĭ-tl-ĭ-zā'shən)

  1. The act of placing a person in a hospital as a patient.

  2. The condition of being hospitalized.

  3. Insurance that fully or partially covers one's hospital expenses.

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