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casualty

 [kazh´oo-al-te]
1. an accident; an accidental wound; death or disablement from an accident; also the person so injured.
2. in the armed forces, one missing from his unit as a result of death, injury, illness, or capture, because his whereabouts are unknown, or for other reasons.

ca·su·al·ty

(kazh'yū-ăl-tē),
An injury, or the victim of an accident or outbreak of disease or act of terrorism, warfare, or criminal incident.

casualty

(1) A chance occurrence; an accident; a mishap; a disaster.
(2) A person killed or injured in war, mass disaster or accident.

Casualty

The world’s longest-running (now in its 22nd year) emergency medical drama, which was launched in 1986 in the UK on BBC One. Its story lines revolve around the staff and patients of the A&E (accident and emergency) department at the fictional Holby City Hospital located in the equally fictional county of Wyvern.

casualty

A victim of an accident or mass disaster. See Mass disaster.

ca·su·al·ty

(kazh'ū-ăl-tē)
Injury or death from accident.