lethality


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le·thal·i·ty

(lē-thal'i-tē),
The quality or state of being lethal.

lethality

[lēthal′itē]
the probability that a person threatening suicide will succeed, based on the method described, the specificity of the plan, and the availability of the means.
Epidemiology Fatality rate
Suicidology A term of art referring to the potential for the means chosen to commit suicide—e.g., firearm, rope, poison, etc.—to cause death

lethality

(lē-thăl′ĭ-tē)
The propensity for a disease or injury to cause death, rather than disability, illness, or pain.
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2 Lethality to account for the second highest proportion of expenditure by Brazil on soldier modernization
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Domestic violence cases that do not meet the level of potential lethality required for DVERT may sometimes require intermediate intervention and limited-duration monitoring.
The success or failure of an attempt depends primarily on the lethality of the means.
com) today released its analysis of the June and July genomic data that predicts the rates of infectivity and lethality of the H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus.
1 Lethality expected to be the largest spend category in the US 2.