gork

noun
\ ˈgȯrk How to pronounce gork (audio) \

Medical Definition of gork

medical slang, usually disparaging
: a terminal patient whose brain is nonfunctional and the rest of whose body can be kept functioning only by the extensive use of mechanical devices and nutrient solutions

Other Words from gork

gorked \ ˈgȯrkt How to pronounce gorked (audio) \ adjective, medical slang, usually disparaging

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