Medical Dictionary


noun fa·tal·i·ty \fā-ˈtal-ət-ē, fə-\
plural fa·tal·i·ties

Medical Definition of FATALITY

:  the quality or state of causing death or destruction :  deadliness <the degree of fatality of a disease>
a :  death resulting from a disaster <a car crash causing several fatalities> b :  one who suffers such a death <one of the fatalities was a small child>


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