a room in which a sick person is confined.
a room to which a person who is ill is confined
a room set aside, as in a school, for people who are taken ill
sickroom sick·room (sĭk’rōōm’, -rum’)
A room occupied by a sick person.
sick someone on
adjective, sicker, sickest. 1. afflicted with ill health or disease; ailing. 2. affected with nausea; inclined to vomit. 3. deeply affected with some unpleasant feeling, as of sorrow, disgust, or boredom: sick at heart; to be sick of parties. 4. mentally, morally, or emotionally deranged, corrupt, or unsound: a sick mind; wild statements that made […]
- Sick sinus syndrome
sick sinus syndrome n. Chaotic atrial activity characterized by an abnormally slow heartbeat punctuated by recurring ectopic beats and periods of abnormally rapid heartbeat.
Standard Instrument Control Library
verb (used with object), sicked or sicced [sikt] /sɪkt/ (Show IPA), sicking or siccing. 1. to attack (used especially in commanding a dog): Sic ’em! 2. to incite to attack (usually followed by on). adverb 1. so or thus: inserted in brackets in a written or printed text to indicate that an odd or questionable […]