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tri·age / trēˈäzh; ˈtrēˌäzh/ • n. 1. the action of sorting according to quality. 2. (in medical use) the assignment of degrees of urgency to wounds or illnesses to decide the order of treatment of a large number of patients or casualties. • v. [tr.] assign degrees of urgency to (wounded or ill patients). ORIGIN: early 18th cent.: from French, from trier ‘separate out.’ The medical sense dates from the 1930s, from the military system of assessing the wounded on the battlefield.

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triage (tree-ahzh) n. a system whereby a group of casualties or other patients is sorted according to the seriousness of their injuries or illnesses so that treatment priorities can be allocated between them. In emergency situations it is designed to maximize the number of survivors.

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