nosocomial: belonging to or associated with a hospital, clinic, or other location of the practice of any branch of medicine, surgery, radiology, psychiatry, or pediatrics.

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Nos`o*co"mi*al (?), a. [L. nosocomium a hospital, Gr. ; disease + to attend to.]

Of or pertaining to a hospital; as, nosocomial atmosphere.



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