mortality

  1. the quality or state of being mortal
  2. the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year

Mortality

Mortality is the state of being mortal, or susceptible to death; the opposite of immortality. Mortality may also refer to: ...
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mortality

(mor-tal´ĭ-te) the quality of being mortal. death rate. the ratio of actual deaths to expected deaths.
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mortality

[n] - the quality or state of being mortal
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Mortality

• (n.) Those who are, or that which is, mortal; the human cace; humanity; human nature. • (n.) Death; destruction. • (n.) Human life; the life of a mortal being. • (n.) The condition or quality of being mortal; subjection to death or to the necessity of dying. • (n.) The whole sum or number of deaths in a given time or a gi...
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mortality

noun the quality or state of being mortal
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Mortality

[book] Mortality is a 2012, posthumously published book by Christopher Hitchens, comprising seven essays which first appeared in Vanity Fair concerning his struggle with oesophageal cancer, with which he was diagnosed during his 2010 book tour and to which he succumbed in December 2011. An eighth chapter consisting of unfinished `fragmentar...
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Mortality

[computability theory] In computability theory, the mortality problem is a decision problem which can be stated as follows: In the statement above, the configuration is a pair , where q is one of the machine`s states (not necessarily its initial state) and w is an infinite sequence of symbols representing the initial content of the tape. No...
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Mortality

Mor·tal'i·ty noun [ Latin mortalitas : confer French mortalité .] 1. The condition or quality of being mortal; subjection to death or to the necessity of dying. « When I saw her die, I then did think on your mortality Carew. 2. Human lif...
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Mortality

death as a result of disease.
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mortality

Death as studied in a given population or subpopulation. Note: The word mortality is often used incorrectly instead of mortality rate.
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Mortality

death due to disease or accident
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Mortality

Death rate.
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Mortality

Death.
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Mortality

Death.
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Mortality

Death. The morbidity and mortality rates for a disease convey two different, and important, pieces o
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Mortality

Death. Used to describe the relation of deaths to the population in which they occur. The mortality rate (death rate) expresses the number of deaths in a unit of population within a prescribed time and may be expressed as crude death rates (e.g., total deaths in relation to total population during a year) or as death rates specific for diseases and...
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Mortality

Death/loss of life.
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mortality

in demographic usage, the frequency of death in a population.[22 related articles]
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mortality

Incidence of death in a population. It is measured in various ways, often by the probability that a randomly selected individual in a population at some date and location would die in some period of time. Contrast to morbidity. Contexts: demography; history
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mortality

mortality 1. The quality of being mortal. 2. The mortality or death rate. 3. In life insurance, the ratio of actual deaths to expected deaths. 4. Frequency in the number of deaths in proportion to a population.
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Mortality

Mortality is a death rate from various causes, such as the proportion of a fish stock dying annually. See also natural mortality and fishing mortality.
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Mortality

Mortality is a death rate from various causes, such as the proportion of a fish stock dying annually. See also natural mortality and fishing mortality.
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Mortality

Mortality: A fatal outcome or, in one word, death. The word 'mortality' is derived from 'mortal' which came from the Latin 'mors' (death). The opposite of mortality is, of course, immortality. Mortality is also quite distinct from morbidity (illness). A condition such as tuberculosis can cause morbidity and mortality (disease and death). The Morbid...
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mortality

mortality: see vital statistics.
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