end stage


The final phase of a terminal disease.

Nearby words

  1. end plate,
  2. end product,
  3. end rhyme,
  4. end run,
  5. end sheet,
  6. end table,
  7. end to end,
  8. end up,
  9. end use,
  10. end user

Related formsend-stage′ adj.

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Examples from the Web for end-stage

  • Twelve people were treated for end-stage, multi-drug resistant leukemia; one third are in full remission.

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