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  •  A patient who is outside a hospital, but receives medical aid from it.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A medical patient who receives treatment at a hospital, especially in an emergency room, but is not admitted to stay overnight. Distinguished from inpatient, who is assigned to a room to reside there while being treated.  [PJC]


out-patient, n. a hospital patient who is resident at home but attends regular appointments in hospital.

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