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noun as in loss of life

noun as in humanness

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Khat “contributes to the family breakdown in our society, and it increases morbidity and mortality resulting from khat consumption,” says Awale.

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Sorting out the causes of age and race disparities in colorectal cancer incidences and mortalities, and understanding the nature of the disease more thoroughly, will take time.

To forecast population, you need to look at three factors—fertility, mortality, and migration.

According to the paper, the UN uses trends from the past to predict how fertility and mortality will evolve across countries in the future.

In simulations of epidemics with a low rate of transmission, widespread mask wearing is “very, very effective at reducing hospitalizations and mortality,” he says.

With a mortality rate of 70 percent, the more cases that arise, the deadlier this epidemic becomes.

Advanced maternal age dramatically increases the risk of maternal mortality as well as birth defects like Down Syndrome.

That data (collected in 2012 and 2013) is obsolete: Jesse Logan confirms both areas are “now showing significant mortality.”

Current human-caused grizzly mortality is at a near record high: 56 killed in 2012.

Experts generally consider known mortality to represent about half of actual grizzly bear deaths for the ecosystem.

He explains the late departure of the ships for Nueva España, and the consequent mortality reported on one of them.

Seen in this light, infant mortality and the cruel wastage of disease were viewed with complacence.

With what power would come the promise of the resurrection of the body, amid the crumbling relics of mortality!

We might read between the lines his noble love of mankind, his compassion for our helplessness, our mortality and pettiness.

Where such cases occur, patients should be fully prepared for the worst As a rule, the mortality is from 40 to 70 per centum.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mortality, such as: fatality, bloodshed, carnage, deadliness, death toll, and destruction.

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