DOA

or D.O.A.

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dead on arrival.

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British Dictionary definitions for doa

DOA

abbreviation for

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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Medicine definitions for doa

DOA

abbr.

dead on admission
dead on arrival

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