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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Enfermedad terminal

Terminal disease (TER-mih-nul dih-ZEEZ)
Disease that cannot be cured and will cause death.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.