healthcare

[helth-kair]
noun Also, health care.
1.
the field concerned with the maintenance or restoration of the health of the body or mind.
2.
any of the procedures or methods employed in this field.
adjective Also, health-care.
3.
of, pertaining to, or involved in healthcare: healthcare workers; a healthcare center.

Origin:
health + care

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Example sentences
Healthcare is done much cheaper in countries where single payer is the norm.
Education is now in the same boat as healthcare in terms of cost behavior.
It could be that, compared to other professions, the people that gravitate to
  healthcare tend to be less empathic.
Innovative new medical gadgets and other bleeding-edge healthcare hardware ran
  rampant.
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