death point

noun

Medical Definition of death point

: a limit (as of degree of heat or cold) beyond which an organism or living protoplasm cannot survive

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“Death point.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/death%20point. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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