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 for inpatient
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inpatient \In"pa`tient\, n.
     A patient who receives lodging and food, as well as
     treatment, in a hospital or an infirmary; -- distinguished
     from outpatient.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inpatient
      n 1: a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being
           treated [syn: inpatient, inmate] [ant: outpatient]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "inpatient":
     addressee, apoplectic, arthritic, artist-in-residence, case,
     consumptive, denizen, dweller, dyspeptic, epileptic, habitant,
     house detective, incumbent, incurable, inhabitant, inhabiter,
     inmate, intern, invalid, live-in maid, locum tenens, occupant,
     occupier, outpatient, patient, residencer, resident,
     resident physician, residentiary, resider, rheumatic, shut-in,
     sick person, sojourner, spastic, sufferer, tenant, terminal case,
     the sick, valetudinarian
  
  

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