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infirmary

 [in-fer´mah-re]
a hospital or place where the sick or infirm are maintained or treated.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·fir·ma·ry

(in-fĭr'mă-rē),
A clinic or small hospital, especially in a school or college.
[L. infirmarium; see infirm]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

infirmary

(ĭn-fûr′mə-rē)
n. pl. infirma·ries
A place for the care of the infirm, sick, or injured, especially a small hospital or dispensary in an institution.
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infirmary

Medspeak-UK
A health clinic—e.g., in a small hospital.

Medspeak-US
A health clinic, especially in a college or university, or a non-combatant military post.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

infirmary

Medtalk A health clinic–eg, in a college or university–US or small hospital–UK. See Surgery. Cf Outpatient clinic.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in·fir·ma·ry

(in-fĭr'măr-ē)
A clinic or small hospital, especially in a school or college.
See also: infirm
[L. infirmarium; see etym. for infirm]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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