FTD


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fixing to die

Nearing death; likely to die. That patient isn't doing well at all—I think he's fixing to die.
See also: die, fix

FTD

An initialism for "fixing to die," meaning nearing death or likely to die. That patient isn't doing well at all—I think he's FTD.

fixing to die

and FTD
preparing to die. (Hospital jocular, cruel word play.) Yes, he’s going. FTD. Circling the drain. Bed 205 is fixin’ to die. Call the family.
See also: die, fix

FTD

verb
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Patients with FTD may also demonstrate hyperorality, often in the form of placing inedible objects in their mouths and eating voraciously.
FTD has received commitments for up to approximately USD 94.5m in debtor-in-possession financing from a syndicate comprised of its existing lenders.
FTD is a private equity-backed company with a large florist network in the world, operating in over 30,000 floral shops in more than 125 countries.
FTD is a private equity backed company with a large florist network that partners with local florists to hand-craft floral arrangements available for same-day delivery on FTD.com and ProFlowers.com.
Founded in 1910 in Detroit as Florists Telegraph Delivery, FTD was the dominant flower-by-wire delivery service through most of the 20th Century.
FTD has also sold it U.K.-based Interflora subsidiary to The Wonderful Company for $59.5 million while developing a new operating structure for ProFlowers to "better support the FTD florist network." Interflora is an independent FTD business, which is not a part of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, the company said.
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The story broke as the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration, a Radnor, Pennsylvania-based group that promotes FTD research, was getting ready to start its 2016 FTD Awareness Week campaign.
As many as 15 percent of dementia cases among Americans are related to a spectrum of disorders called frontotemporal dementia (FTD, sometimes referred to as Pick's disease).
Following the success of its notice and instant access individual savings accounts (ISAs), Al Rayan Bank PLC, formerly known as Islamic Bank of Britain (IBB), has today launched a 12 Month Fixed Term Deposit (FTD) ISA, for savers looking to make a tax free, lump-sum investment over a fixed period of time.
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It is a professional FTD florist, guarantee your satisfaction with every order sent through FTD for delivery in the United States and Canada and on all FTD branded products.
Researchers at the Gladstone Institutes and University of California, San Francisco have shown that a loss of cells in the retina is one of the earliest signs of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) in people with a genetic risk for the disorder -- even before any changes appear in their behavior.