end-stage

adjective
\ ˈend-ˌstāj How to pronounce end-stage (audio) \

Definition of end-stage

: being or occurring in the final stages of a terminal disease or condition end-stage renal disease

First Known Use of end-stage

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“End-stage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/end-stage. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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end-stage

adjective
\ ˈend-ˌstāj How to pronounce end-stage (audio) \

Medical Definition of end-stage

: being or occurring in the final stages of a terminal disease or condition end-stage liver failure

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