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- n. the causal agent resulting in death
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He was shocked, like most people, that it was the second most common cause of death in children; only accidents kill more,
"You might as well enter the cause of death as lymphadoma."
According to the surgeon general’s December 1999 report Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General, the incidence of suicide attempts reaches a peak during the midadolescent years; mortality from suicide, which increases steadily through the teens, is the third leading cause of death at that age.
Patho - logical anatomy, which studied morbid changes, de - veloped more slowly, in spite of the fact that post - mortem dissections to establish the cause of death had been performed prior to anatomies intended to teach the structure of man's body.
According to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, it is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and afflicts more than 18 million people.
With people in the area barely surviving, the number-one cause of death for the gorillas remains snares from poachers, looking not necessarily to catch gorillas, but something from this rich forest land.
The cause of death was Heart Disease in 1 case; General Paresis in 1; Exhaustion from Chronic Mania in 3: Acute Mania in 1; Phthisis in 3; Chronic Dysentery in 1; and Inanition in 1 case.