life–threatening

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adjective life–threat·en·ing \ˈlīf-ˌthret-niŋ, -ˌthre-tən-iŋ\

Definition of life–threatening

  1. :  capable of causing death :  potentially fatal a life-threatening disease/condition The injuries are serious but not life-threatening.

First Known Use of life–threatening

1759


Medical Dictionary

life–threatening

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adjective life–threat·en·ing \ˈlīf-ˌthret-ən-iŋ\

Medical Definition of life–threatening

  1. :  capable of causing death :  potentially fatal life-threatening injuries a life-threatening allergic reaction life-threatening arrhythmia


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