death phase


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death phase

In cellular biology, the period that begins when cells in culture exhaust their nutrient supply and begin to die.
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And finally we come to Doyle's play as inaugurating the death phase of Irving's own career, itself "glorify[ing] the death instinct"--comment and definition by Freud.
Miami host Buffalo today in the first of four play-off games spread over the weekend, as the NFL reaches the sudden death phase of its season in the race to get to the Super Bowl on January 31, which will be held in.
The Weibull distribution was an excellent model for describing both lag and exponential death phases of L.