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he·ro·ic

(hē-rō'ik),
Denoting an aggressive, daring procedure in a dangerously ill patient that, in itself may endanger the patient but also has a possibility of being successful, whereas lesser action would inevitably result in failure.
[G. hērōikos, pertaining to a hero]

he·ro·ic

(hēr-ō'ik)
Denoting an aggressive, daring procedure in a dangerously ill patient that may endanger the patient but that also has a possibility of being successful, whereas lesser action would result in therapeutic failure.
[G. hērōikos, pertaining to a hero]

he·ro·ic

(hēr-ō'ik)
Denoting an aggressive, daring procedure in a dangerously ill patient that, in itself, may endanger the patient but also has a possibility of being successful, whereas lesser action would inevitably result in failure.
[G. hērōikos, pertaining to a hero]
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