Intensive-care-unit



noun
1.
the specialized center in a hospital where intensive care is provided.
Abbreviation: ICU.

intensive care unit n.
Abbr. ICU
A specialized section of a hospital containing the equipment, medical and nursing staff, and monitoring devices necessary to provide intensive care. Also called critical care unit.

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