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Extinction is in biology and palaeontology, the end of a species or other taxon.
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Extinction may also refer to:
- Extinction (peerage), in the United Kingdom, happens when all possible heirs of a peer have died out
- Mass extinction, or extinction event, a widespread and rapid decrease in the amount of life on earth
- Human extinction, the end of the human species
- Extinction (another word for attenuation), in physical sciences
- Extinction (optical mineralogy), when cross-polarized light dims, as viewed through a thin section of a mineral in a petrographic microscope
- Extinction (psychology), when a conditioned response is reduced or lost
- Extinction (neurology), a neurological disorder that impairs the ability to perceive multiple stimuli of the same type simultaneously
- Extinction (Smedman novel), a fantasy novel by Lisa Smedman
- Extinction (Bernhard novel),a 1995 novel by Thomas Bernhard
- Extinction, a science fiction novel by Ray Hammond
- "Extinction", a song by Stigmata from the album Hollow Dreams
- "Extinction", a minigame in the popular Call of Duty game Ghosts
- "Extinction" (Star Trek: Enterprise), television episode
- "Extinction" (Smallville episode), television episode
- Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction, a 2003 video game for PlayStation 2 and Xbox
- Resident Evil: Extinction, a 2007 film starring Milla Jovovich
- Transformers: Age of Extinction, a Transformers movie
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