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emergency room

a hospital area equipped and staffed for the prompt treatment of acute illness, trauma, or other medical emergencies.
Abbreviation: ER. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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emergency room n.
The section of a health care facility intended to provide rapid treatment for victims of sudden illness or trauma.

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