hospital bed

a bed having side rails that can be raised or lowered and a mattress base in three jointed sections so that the head, foot, or middle may be raised by a crank or motor, allowing a patient to lie in various positions, as a therapeutic aid or for comfort.

1815–25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
Miller played the role of the patient, directing his avatar to lie on a
  hospital bed in the virtual emergency room.
She rose unsteadily from her hospital bed to greet me, a shy smile on her face.
Lester shot and killed his brother in his hospital bed.
Roy was sitting in a chair to the left of the hospital bed, holding my hand.
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