Medicine/Medical. a directive not to alert a hospital team to perform emergency resuscitation on a particular patient.
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Medicine/Medical Slang. a patient to whom a no-code applies.
noun, Law. 1. . noun nolo contendere Word Origin 1876-1926
[noh-kount] /ˈnoʊˌkaʊnt/ adjective, noun 1. . adjective Worthless; untrustworthy; incorrigible: I’m a lazy no-account bum (1845+) noun : A no-count that never did a right thing in his life Related Terms no-account
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1. variant of before a vowel. noct- pref. Night: nocturia.