Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

end–stage

play
adjective \ˈend-ˌstāj\

Definition of end–stage

  1. :  being or occurring in the final stages of a terminal disease or condition <end–stage renal disease>



1977

First Known Use of end–stage

1977


Medical Dictionary

end–stage

play
adjective \ˈend-ˌstāj\

Medical Definition of end–stage

  1. :  being or occurring in the final stages of a terminal disease or condition <end–stage liver failure>




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up end–stage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a simplified speech bridging languages

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

philistine lazy melancholy frenetic
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ