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multiple organ dysfunction syndrome

noun

Definition of MULTIPLE ORGAN DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME

:  progressive dysfunction of two or more major organ systems in a critically ill patient that makes it impossible to maintain homeostasis without medical intervention and that is typically a complication of sepsis and is a major factor in predicting mortality—abbreviation MODS
March 29, 2015
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