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mortality
used in Gifted Hands

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Definition
the quality of being mortal (subject to death)

or:

death rate — often given per 1,000 people per year
  • Beginning that day, I read articles and papers that detailed the problems causing the high complication rate and mortality.
    p. 140.9
  • However, the side effects and mortality associated with the surgery were so great that hemispherectomy quickly fell out of favor as a viable surgical option.
    p. 136.6
  • But again, the morbidity and mortality turned out to be high.
    p. 136.9

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