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accident-prone

[′ak·sə‚dent ‚prōn]
(medicine)
Predisposed to sustain more accidents than others exposed to the same hazard.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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