end-stage disease

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end-stage disease

Etymology: AS, ende + OFr, estage + L, dis + Fr, aise, ease
a disease condition that is essentially terminal because of irreversible damage to vital tissues or organs. Kidney or renal end-stage disease is defined as a point at which the kidney is so badly damaged or scarred that dialysis or transplantation is required for patient survival.

end-stage dis·ease

(endstāj di-zēź)
Generalized term for any disorder that is likely to lead to death in a short time.

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