Coronary-care unit



[kawr-uh-ner-ee kair, kor-] /ˈkɔr əˌnɛr i ˈkɛər, ˈkɒr-/

noun
1.
a specialized hospital unit for the early care and treatment of heart-attack patients.
Abbreviation: CCU.

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