slang A walk-in center where medical professionals treat non-emergent injuries and illnesses. I don't know why my leg is hurting, but I'm going to go to the docs-in-a-box and get it x-rayed. After my daughter fell and cut herself, she got a few stitches at the doc-in-a-box
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n. a walk-in emergency health care center, as found in shopping centers. (see also McDoctor(s).) I was cut and went immediately to the docs-in-a-box in the mall.
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