Definition of Patients

1. Noun. (plural of patient) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Patients

1. patient [n] - See also: patient

Medical Definition of Patients

1. People who are ill or who are undergoing treatment for a disease. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Patients

patient participation
patient readmission
patient role
patient satisfaction
patient selection
patient simulation
patient transfer
patiented
patienter
patientest
patientive
patientives
patientlike
patiently
patients (current term)
patients' rooms
patiki
patin
patina
patinae
patinaed
patinas
patinate
patinated
patinates
patinating
patination
patinations
patine

Literary usage of Patients

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1893)
"There are twenty-seven of these, showing on the ist of January, 1893, a total of 2108 patients under treatment, and an aggregate of 34332 persons treated in ..."

2. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1920)
"A total of 50 patients whose condition was definitely diagnosed as pernicious anemia were operated on in the Mayo Clinic between January 1, 1910 and April 1 ..."

3. The Lancet (1898)
"The number of patients seen in this department is not, however, very numerous and some doubts are expressed аз to whether it was worth opening. ..."

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