bedridden


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bedridden

(bĕd′rĭd′n) also

bedrid

(-rĭd′)
adj.
Confined to bed because of illness or infirmity.

bedridden

describing a person who is unable or unwilling to leave the bed because of illness or injury.

bedridden

adjective Referring to a person who is confined to bed by medical orders or due to incapacitation—e.g., major trauma, following surgery, burns and so on.

bedridden

Forced, by severity of illness or psychological misfortune, to remain permanently in bed.
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Source: Suzanne Vranica, "Patient Channel to Blast Ads at Bedridden," Wall Street Journal, September 25, 2002.
The Tlalim Foundation protects the rights of bedridden students ages 5 - 18 to learn even when they cannot attend school because of their health; whether they are ill, were involved in car accidents, or recently -- victims of terror acts and going through continuous treatments.
Kazuichi, 76, has been bedridden for three years and his 59-year-old wife has been in a similar state for some 20 years, police said, adding their son has been unable to walk without a cane for the last three years.
Paul's tremors and fatigue were so bad during the final game that he thinks he would have been bedridden if he hadn't been trying to compete.
I guess being bedridden literally made her a captive audience
A BUSINESSWOMAN is suing her plastic surgeon after claiming a tummy tuck left her bedridden and in agony for months.
A large curved sliding door is included in the partition, which can be left open to allow the participation of the bedridden, who are wheeled into the larger space beyond.
Phyllis Glazer moved to Winona in 1988, advised by doctors to retreat to the country after she had been bedridden for three years in Dallas.
A report in the July 10, 1993, British Medical Journal shows that pressure sores occur more often in chair-bound patients than in bedridden ones.
Keats to Fanny Brawne, July 25, 1819 She was bedridden, tanked on brandy and Opium, in pain, disheveled, beautiful, And for the first time unarguably physically there As he sat up long nights in the armchair, A strange adolescent beside her strange body, The only one of which he ever wished to take possession, So that later when he huddled speechless in his grief Behind the master's desk, and the whole class Fell into a hush out of sympathy with his loss, He knew they had no idea how unfortunate a one He was, or what he would give to have her bank-- His life, and the sexual form in which it possessed him.
Helaine Smith, DMD Helps Housebound and Bedridden Elderly Patients Maintain Their Oral Health
Contract awarded for remodeling gray doors bedridden service area of ginecologia.