[ ree-huh-bil-i-tuhnt, ree-uh- ]
/ ˌri həˈbɪl ɪ tənt, ˌri ə- /
a person who is undergoing rehabilitation, especially for a physical disability.
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Medical definitions for rehabilitant
[ rē′hə-bĭl′ĭ-tənt ]
One who is undergoing rehabilitation, as for a disability.
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