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mortality
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
the quality of being mortal (subject to death)

or:

death rate — often given per 1,000 people per year
  • In the beer-garden the tremendous Sondelius discoursed of the Cosmos Club, Halle's investigation of infant mortality, the suitability of combining benedictine and apple-jack, Biarritz, Lord Haldane, the Doane-Buckley method of milk examination, George Gissing, and homard thermidor.
    Chapter 17 (83% in)
  • To demand that he be accurate in his statements, to quote Raymond Pearl's dictum: "As a matter of objective scientific fact, extremely little is known about why the mortality from tuberculosis has declined"—this was to be a scoundrel who really liked to befoul the pavements.
    Chapter 21 (24% in)

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