PATIENT

noun. 1. a recipient of healthcare from a licensed healthcare professional. 2. with regard to language, the being which is impacted by or experienced the primary action depicted in a clause or sentence

PATIENT: "The patient presented with symptoms of the flu."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PATIENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/patient/ (accessed October 19, 2017).
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