Death - Wikipedia
Death is the permanent cessation of all biological functions that sustain a living organism. The remains of a living organism begin to decompose shortly after ...
Death | Definition of Death at Dictionary.com
noun. the act of dying; the end of life; the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism.Compare brain death. an instance of this: a death in ...
Death - Wikiquote
Death is the permanent cessation of all biological functions that sustain a living, physical organism. Death may refer to the end of life as either an event or ...
FastStats - Leading Causes of Death - CDC
Number of deaths for leading causes of death. Heart disease: 647,457; Cancer: 599,108; Accidents (unintentional injuries): 169,936; Chronic lower respiratory ...
FastStats - Deaths and Mortality - CDC
Number of deaths: 2,813,503 · Death rate: 863.8 deaths per 100,000 population · Life expectancy: 78.6 years · Infant Mortality rate: 5.79 deaths per 1,000 live births .
Death | Britannica
May 7, 2020 ... Death, the total cessation of life processes that eventually occurs in all living organisms. The state of human death has always been obscured ...
Death (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
May 22, 2002 ... Thus death can be a state (being dead), the process of extinction (dying), or one of three events that occur during the dying process. Death in ...
Is Death Reversible? - Scientific American
Oct 1, 2019 ... The advent of mechanical ventilators shifted the locus of death to the brain— dying became loss of brain function, an irreversible coma. Partial ...
The top 10 causes of death - World Health Organization
May 24, 2018 ... Lower respiratory infections remained the most deadly communicable disease, causing 3.0 million deaths worldwide in 2016. The death rate from ...