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triage

noun tri·age \trē-ˈäzh, ˈtrē-ˌ\

Medical Definition of TRIAGE

1
:  the sorting of and allocation of treatment to patients and especially battle and disaster victims according to a system of priorities designed to maximize the number of survivors
2
:  the sorting of patients (as in an emergency room) according to the urgency of their need for care
triage transitive verb

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July 06, 2015
categorical Hear it
absolute or relating to a category
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