Definitions for "Patient"
A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- correlative to physician or nurse.
Person who is receiving medical care. There are two types of patients, please see inpatient or outpatient for definitions.
A patient is a person who is formally admitted to the inpatient service of a hospital for observation, care, diagnosis, or treatment.
Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear.
Undergoing pains, trials, or the like, without murmuring or fretfulness; bearing up with equanimity against trouble; long-suffering.
Forbearing; long-suffering.
Expectant with calmness, or without discontent; not hasty; not overeager; composed.
To compose, to calm.
Keywords:  churg, strauss, memoir, penguin, isbn
a relatively long recovery period
Patient is the name of a 192-page memoir by musician Ben Watt. It was published May 1, 1997 by Penguin Books (ISBN 0-8021-3583-8). The book dealt largely with Watt's experience with a rare disease, Churg-Strauss syndrome, and his recovery.
Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent; as, patient endeavor.
Keywords:  passive, bitten, recipient, verbal, dog
One who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient.
The patient is the recipient of the verbal action. In an active clause it is synonymous with the direct object. See also agent. Example:“The dog bit the man” (active)“The man was bitten by the dog” (passive)
Keywords:  inler, inlier, stay, boundary, equal
an inlier if their stay is equal to or more than the inlier low boundary and less than or equal to the inler high boundary
a known morphological variant without pathologic relevance (Supplementary material)
Keywords:  happens, semantic, sick, verb, denoted
the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
a human being who happens to be sick, not a set of signs with a name attached
a stranger in a bed that you can distance yourself from whenever you need to
a blending of spirit, emotion, intellect and body
This term is synonymous with 'healthcare user'.
A study subject who has the disease or condition for which the investigational product is being studied.
Keywords:  middle, exceptions, male, female, white
a middle-aged white male or female, but many exceptions to this exist
Keywords:  outsider, business, part
a part of our business, not an outsider
An individual who receives services at a facility or by a provider.