survivorship

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sur·vi·vor·ship

noun \-ˈvī-vər-ˌship\

Definition of SURVIVORSHIP

1
:  the legal right of the survivor of persons having joint interests in property to take the interest of the person who has died
2
:  the state of being a survivor :  survival
3
:  the probability of surviving to a particular age; also :  the number or proportion of survivors (as of an age group or population)

First Known Use of SURVIVORSHIP

circa 1625

sur·vi·vor·ship

noun \-ˈvī-vər-ˌship\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SURVIVORSHIP

1
: the state of being a survivor <quality of life in long-term survivorship (five years or longer) of patients who have experienced breast cancer>
2
: the probability of surviving to a particular age; also : the number or proportion of survivors (as of an age group)

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