no-code

[ noh-kohd ]
/ ˈnoʊˌkoʊd /

noun

Medicine/Medical. a directive not to alert a hospital team to perform emergency resuscitation on a particular patient.Compare code(def 9).
Medicine/Medical Slang. a patient to whom a no-code applies.

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS FROM "LITTLE WOMEN"

"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
Question 1 of 10
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