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multi-organ

adjective mul·ti-or·gan \ -ˈȯr-gən \
variants: or multiorgan

medical Definition of multi-organ

:of, involving, or affecting more than one organ
  • I perform pediatric multi-organ transplants, operations that are rare and expensive.
  • —Thomas FishbeinThe Washington Post5 Dec. 2008
  • … a disorder resulting from decreased cholesterol biosynthesis that causes devastating multiorgan failure.
  • —Sarah de Ferranti et al.The New England Journal of Medicine25 Sept. 2008

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