recovery room
noun Date: 1916 a hospital room equipped for meeting postoperative emergencies

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • recovery room — ☆ recovery room n. a hospital room where postoperative patients are kept for close observation and care …   English World dictionary

  • recovery room — A hospital facility with special equipment and personnel for the immediate postoperative care of patients as they recover from anesthesia and/or surgery. * * * recovery room n a hospital room which is equipped with apparatus for meeting… …   Medical dictionary

  • recovery room — a room near the operating or delivery room of a hospital, equipped with specific apparatus and staffed by specially trained personnel for emergencies, used for the recovery from anesthesia of a postoperative or obstetrical patient before being… …   Universalium

  • recovery room — re covery room n a room in a hospital where people first wake up after an operation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • recovery room — recov′ery room n. med a room in a hospital in which postoperative and postpartum patients recover from anesthesia • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • recovery room — noun a hospital room for the care of patients immediately after surgery • Hypernyms: ↑hospital room …   Useful english dictionary

  • recovery room — special room for the recuperation of ill people or those who have undergone an operation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recovery room — noun (C) a room in a hospital where people first wake up after their operation …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • recovery room — Place to do upholstery …   English expressions

  • recovery — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ amazing, astonishing (BrE), dramatic, excellent, miraculous, remarkable ▪ Laura made a miraculous recovery. ▪ good …   Collocations dictionary

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