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  1. catastrophic illness(noun)

    severe illness requiring prolonged hospitalization or recovery; usually involves high costs for hospitals and doctors and medicines

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Catastrophic Illness

    An acute or prolonged illness usually considered to be life-threatening or with the threat of serious residual disability. Treatment may be radical and is frequently costly.

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