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death

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noun \ˈdeth\

Medical Definition of death

  1. 1:  the irreversible cessation of all vital functions especially as indicated by permanent stoppage of the heart, respiration, and brain activity :  the end of life—see brain death

  2. 2:  the cause or occasion of loss of life <drinking was the death of him>

  3. 3:  the state of being dead <in death as in life>





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