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infirmary

 [in-fer´mah-re]
a hospital or place where the sick or infirm are maintained or treated.

in·fir·ma·ry

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

infirmary

/in·fir·ma·ry/ (-ah-re) a hospital or place where the sick or infirm are maintained or treated.

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.

infirmary

[infur′mərē]
Etymology: L, infirmus, weak
a place that provides care for sick or infirm persons.

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.

infirmary

Medtalk A health clinic–eg, in a college or university–US or small hospital–UK. See Surgery. Cf Outpatient clinic.

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]
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