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tertiary care

noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
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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Contemporary definitions for tertiary care
noun

any medical treatment administered at a health-care facility by highly specialized providers and often involving high-technology resources

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