DOA

or D.O.A.

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DOA

abbreviation for
  1. dead on arrival
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Word Origin and History for doa

DOA

also d.o.a., 1929, police slang abbreviation of dead on arrival.

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doa in Medicine

DOA

abbr.
  1. dead on admission
  2. dead on arrival
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