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1. To grow worse in function or condition.
2. To weaken or disintegrate.

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Q. my mother have stem replacement for a coronary artery oclusion is already 2 years she physically deteriorating since surgery why???? please help she does not have energy

A. I agree with Dagmar. It can be most likely caused by another occlusion or re-occlusion inside the heart blood vessels. Since that is a life-threatening case, I strongly suggest you to bring your mother into a hospital (for complete check up), or just call your cardiologist to have first treatment.

Meanwhile, that will be better if you have emergency oxygen (just in case you'll need it) with you.

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According to Kashmir Media Service, the Bar in its application in the Court of Judicial Magistrate Baramulla said that the health of Shah was deteriorating fast with each passing day and the perpetual medical negligence may prove fatal for his life.
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When Mora first noticed how much the Tortilla Flats mural was deteriorating, he decided to give the wooden panels to the families of the old Tortilla Flats neighborhood.