nosocomial definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with a hospital.
    • Of or being a secondary condition connected with becoming treated in a hospital but unrelated into the person's main problem: a nosocomial infection.
    • of, relating to, happening in a hospital
    • developed in a hospital, or as a result of hospital treatment
    • Of or regarding a hospital.
    • obtained in a hospital.
    • happening or while it began with a hospital
  • others:
    • concerning a hospital: as, a nosocomial temperature. See temperature.

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