infirmary definition

  • noun:
    • a spot the care of the infirm, unwell, or injured, specifically a little medical center or dispensary in an institution.
    • A place in which ill or injured individuals are cared for, particularly a little medical center; sickhouse.
    • A clinic or dispensary within another organization.
    • A hospital, or destination where in actuality the infirm or unwell tend to be lodged and nursed gratuitously, or in which out-patients tend to be addressed.
    • a spot for the treatment of the infirm, or individuals enduring condition or damage.
    • More especially
    • an over-all hospital when it comes to residents of a tiny city, or for the members of an institution, as a convent or college.
    • A bureau or office for gratuitous aid and advice to outside patients as a whole, or for the treatment of unique infirmities or deformities, as of the eye, ear, throat, etc.
    • a health facility in which patients obtain therapy

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