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circling the drain

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circling the drain

MEDICAL SLANG

Deprecating  slang referring to a patient with a poor prognosis and limited lifespan.

Synonyms FTD–fixing to die, near extremis, pre-code  

References http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=circling+the+drain

T Trimble, ENW Emergi-Lexicon, ENW.org

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