nonfatal

adjective non·fa·tal \ ˌnän-ˈfā-tᵊl \
Updated on: 14 Apr 2018

Definition of nonfatal

: not causing death : not fatal
  • nonfatal infections
  • a nonfatal wound

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First Known Use of nonfatal

1854


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nonfatal

adjective non·fa·tal \ -ˈfāt-ᵊl \

medical Definition of nonfatal

: not fatal
  • nonfatal infections

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