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 n.— «The apparel is one of many new tools medical professionals are adding to their arsenal for the fight against hospital-acquired conditions. HACs, as they are called, are injuries or ailments patients receive after admission.» —“Medicare won’t pay for hospital-acquired injuries” by James Schlett Daily Gazette (Schenectady, New York) Sept. 28, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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