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hos•pi•tal•ism



Pronunciation: (hos'pi-tl-iz"um), [key]
n.
1. hospital conditions having an adverse effect on patients.
2. the adverse mental and physical effects caused by such conditions.
3. the physiological and psychological consequences of living in a hospital, nursing home, etc.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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