critical condition

Definition of critical condition

:very sick or injured and likely to die
  • The patient is in critical condition.

Word by Word Definitions

critical play
  1. : of, relating to, or being a turning point or specially important juncture : such as

  2. : relating to or being the stage of a disease at which an abrupt change for better or worse may be expected

  3. : relating to or being a state in which or a measurement or point at which some quality, property, or phenomenon suffers a definite change

condition play
  1. : a premise upon which the fulfillment of an agreement depends : stipulation

  2. : covenant

  3. : a provision making the effect of a legal instrument contingent upon an uncertain event

  1. : to make stipulations

  2. : to agree by stipulating

  3. : to make conditional


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