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Saturday 29 December 2018


Definition : Death is the cessation of all biological functions that sustain a living entity or a living component.

For organism, this phenomena which commonly bring about death include aging , predation , malnutrition , diseases , suicide , homicide , starvation , dehydration , and accidents or major trauma resulting in terminal injury.

In most cases, bodies of living organisms begin to decompose shortly after death.


- cellular death
- tissular death
- organ death
- organism death

See also

- necrosis
- apoptosis