tertiary care

tertiary care

noun Medicine/Medical.
the aspect of in-patient care dealing with illnesses or conditions requiring specialized techniques, as coronary artery bypass surgery, renal hemodialysis, and treatment of severe burns.
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Main Entry:  tertiary care
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any medical treatment administered at a health-care facility by highly specialized providers and often involving high-technology resources
Usage:  medicine
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