What is hospital ward?

  • (noun): Block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care.
    Synonyms: ward

Famous quotes containing the words ward and/or hospital:

    Moral qualities rule the world, but at short distances the senses are despotic.
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    Tennessee Williams (1914–1983)