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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ICU mean? 

ICU (noun)
  The noun ICU has 1 sense:

1. a hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care

  Familiarity information: ICU used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ICU (noun)



A hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects


ICU; intensive care unit

Hypernyms ("ICU" is a kind of...):

social unit; unit (an organization regarded as part of a larger social group)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "ICU"):

coronary care unit (a hospital unit specially staffed and equipped to treat patients with serious cardiac problems)

neonatal intensive care unit; NICU (an intensive care unit designed with special equipment to care for premature or seriously ill newborn)

Holonyms ("ICU" is a part of...):

hospital (a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care)

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