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- adj. Not suicide, or not pertaining to suicide.
- n. A person whose death was not a suicide.
In May researchers at McGill University reported that the gene responsible for creating cells 'protein-building machinery is more frequently methylated in the hippocampus-the brain region responsible for short-term memory and spatial navigation-of depressed suicide victims who suffered child abuse than in the brains of nonsuicide victims who were not abused.