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moribund

 [mor´ĭ-bund]
in a dying state.

mor·i·bund

(mōr'i-bŭnd),
Dying; at the point of death.
[L. moribundus, dying, fr. morior, to die]

moribund

/mor·i·bund/ (mor´ĭ-bund) in a dying state.

moribund

[môr′ibund]
Etymology: L, moribundus, dying
near death or in the act of dying.

mor·i·bund

(mōr'i-bŭnd)
Dying; at the point of death.
[L. moribundus, dying, fr. morior, to die]

moribund

Dying.

moribund

in a dying state.
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