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am·bu·lance

(am'byū-lants),
A vehicle used to transport sick or injured people to a treatment facility.
[Fr., fr. (hôpital) ambulant, mobile hospital]

ambulance

(ăm′byə-ləns)
n.
A specially equipped vehicle used to transport the sick or injured.

ambulance

[am′byələns]
a vehicle designed to transport ill or injured patients. It may be used under emergency or nonemergency conditions and is equipped with supplies and personnel to provide patient care en route.

ambulance

Any vehicle, including a boat, helicopter, or fixed-wing aircraft, which is equipped for transporting sick and wounded personnel.

ambulance

Emergency medicine A vehicle for transporting a Pt to or from a hospital or medical center, which is equipped with supplies to render emergency medical care, and manned or womanned by one or more individuals formally trained in providing such care. See Air ambulance, Emergency medical srvice, EMT.

am·bu·lance

(am'byū-lăns)
A vehicle used to transport sick or injured people to a treatment facility.
[Fr., fr. (hôpital) ambulant, mobile hospital]

Patient discussion about ambulance

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