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failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
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In a paper published in the journal Immunity, researchers at the University's School of Medicine demonstrate a novel link that strongly implicates chronic inflammation in organ damage resulting in organ failure.
Source: CIRO+ Centre of Expertise for Chronic Organ Failure, www.
Capillaries that have been blocked by blood clots, caused by oxidative stress and activation of the blood clotting pathway, are the cause of multiple organ failure and death in septic patients.
CIHI also released a report, Treatment of End-Stage Organ Failure in Canada, 1999 to 2008, in March 2010 showing that more than 36,600 Canadians by the end of 2008 were living with end stage renal disease.
iv) Assess severity of illness by APACHE II score, Organ failure Score and SOFA Score.
A post-mortem examination found a 17cm-wide blood clot, internal bleeding, pancreatitis and organ failure and the problems could all be related back to complications suffered after his operation, consultant pathologist Dr Ivan Robinson told the hearing.
Coroner Mary Hassell passed a narrative verdict summing up the details of Ashton's treatment and said multi organ failure, septicaemia and cystic fibrosis caused his death on May 27, 2005.
Many die in their 20s and 30s due to some type of organ failure.
A leading cause of death for patients in intensive care units, An explains, is a syndrome called systemic inflammatory response syndrome/multiple organ failure (SIRS/MOF), also termed sepsis when it occurs in response to an infection.
Plasma endotxoin as a predictor of multiple organ failure and death in systemic meningococcal disease.
Ian York, from Great Sankey, near Warrington, died from multiple organ failure at Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool in April.