Medical Dictionary

risk

noun \ˈrisk\

Medical Definition of RISK

1
:  possibility of loss, injury, disease, or death <hypertension increases the risk of stroke>
2
:  a person considered in terms of the possible bad effects of a particular course of treatment <a poor surgical risk>
at risk
:  characterized by high risk or susceptibility (as to disease) <patients at risk of developing infections>

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July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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