expectancy room
 n.— «The airport, much like other areas where the sick and injured were being treated, had what Perlmutter called an expectancy room, which is another name for a makeshift morgue, a place where the dead and those expected to die are taken during disasters.» —“Prevented medicine” by Tom Ragan Standard-Speaker (Hazelton, Pa.) Sept. 28, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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