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Alternative clues for the word patient
"Beware the fury of a ___ man": John Dryden
A person who requires medical care
Word definitions for patient in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a coma patient ▪ a long-term coma patient a stroke patient/victim ▪ Some stroke victims recover fully. customer/patient/voter etc satisfaction (= among customers/patients/voters etc ) ▪ Staff work as a team to achieve...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Patient \Pa"tient\ (p[=a]"shent), a. [F., fr. L. patiens, -entis, p. pr. of pati to suffer. Cf. Pathos , Passion .] Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear. Patient of severest toil and hardship. --Bp. Fell. Undergoing pains, trials,...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. 1 Content to wait if necessary; not lose one's temper while waiting. 2 Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent. 3 (context obsolete English) Physically able to suffer or bear. n. A person or animal who receives treatment from a...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-14c., "enduring without complaint," from Old French pacient and directly from Latin patientem "bearing, supporting, suffering, enduring, permitting" (see patience ). Meaning "pertaining to a medical patient" is late 14c., from the noun. Related: Patiently...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a person who requires medical care; "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly" the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause [syn: affected role...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
A patient is any recipient of health care services. The patient is most often ill or injured and in need of treatment by a advanced practice registered nurse , physiotherapist, physician , physician assistant , psychologist , podiatrist , veterinarian ,...
Usage examples of patient.
Even in this somewhat advanced stage of the disease, when the symptoms are so apparent, many cases are shamefully neglected because an ignorant adviser says it is nothing serious and that the patient will outgrow it.
Since, with most patients, it was normal to use penicillin to treat pneumonia, it appeared that Townsend had either read the allergy warning in his file, or had remembered it-perhaps both.
Patients with personality disorders are alloplastic in their defences.
The patient recovered in four months, but suffered from amaurosis which had commenced at the time of the stab.
The patient could die of a heart attack during the ambulance transfer.
So does that mean something happened between the time the patients left the ambulance and when they arrived upstairs?
The obstetricians would keep delivering their patients over there and exposing them to what could turn out to be a fatal ambulance ride.
Nurse Banks went to the side table, took up the ampoule of camphor, went through the pantomime of filling a syringe and returned to the patient.
Crompton quotes another case, in which the patient held a candle with one hand while the operator amputated his other arm at the shoulder-joint.
Grafts from the rabbit and dog failed, and the skin from the amputated stump of a boy was employed, and the patient was able to leave the hospital in seven months.
The finger was then amputated at the second joint and the plastic operation completed, with a result pleasing both to patient and operator.
Jackson, quoted by Ashhurst, had a patient from whom he simultaneously amputated all four limbs for frost-bite.
When he finally came to the story of the thresher amputee, and the calm workings of the phymech as his patient died, the eyes turned from Bergman.
I want to take a moment here to respond to the other common concern voiced by my female patients over the years: Second only to cleanliness, many women are resistant to the thought of penetrating their partners due to an odd societal stigma that equates anal stimulation with homosexuality and, hence, emasculation.
Medico-Chirurgical Association of London, January 25, 1870, there was an anosmic patient mentioned who was very fond of the bouquet of moselle, and Carter mentioned that he knew a man who had lost both the senses of taste and smell, but who claimed that he enjoyed putrescent meat.