Healthcare



[helth-kair] /ˈhɛlθˌkɛər/

noun, Also, health care
1.
the field concerned with the maintenance or restoration of the of the body or mind.
2.
any of the procedures or methods employed in this field.
adjective, Also, health-care
3.
of, relating to, or involved in healthcare:
healthcare workers; a healthcare center.
n.

also health care, 1940, U.S. government-ese, from health + care (n.).

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