Mortality

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Mortality is the state of being mortal, or susceptible to death; the opposite of immortality.

Mortality may also refer to:

  • Fish mortality, a parameter used in fisheries population dynamics to account for the loss of fish in a fish stock through death
  • Mortality (book), a 2012 collection of essays by Anglo-American writer Christopher Hitchens
  • Mortality (computability theory), a property of a Turing machine if it halts when run on any starting configuration
  • Mortality rate, a measure for the rate at which deaths occur in a given population
  • Mortality/differential attrition, an error in the internal validity of a scientific study

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