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Definition of Hospital gown

Hospital gown: A short collarless gown that ties in the back, worn by patients being examined or treated in a doctor's office, clinic, or hospital. Hospital gowns are generally disliked by patients as skimpy, ugly, ill-fitting garments often leaves one's backside ignominiously exposed.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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