emergency room
noun Date: 1964 a hospital room or area staffed and equipped for the reception and treatment of persons requiring immediate medical care

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • emergency room — section of a hospital where people with emergency medical conditions are treated …   English contemporary dictionary

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