death point


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death point

[′deth ‚pȯint]
(physiology)
The limit (as of extremes of temperature) beyond which an organism cannot survive.
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Thermal death point of Baylisascaris procyonis eggs.
procyonis eggs have a thermal death point, [less than or equal to] 62[degrees]C, very similar to the thermal death point of Ascaris lumbricoides and A.
The first reports of Princess Diana's death point to aggressive paparazzi chasing her down and her attempt to flee, resulting in a fatal crash.
The purpose of this research was to determine whether undercooking has any effect on the thermal death point of Bacillus Cereus.
The text's syntactical reenactments of Rufus's death point to his central, traumatic place in the characters and the narrative itself.
Peter Koestenbaum's The Vitality of Death points out that, just as we have deadlines that help us to accomplish many tasks in life, we need an ultimate deadline in life itself for it to have any meaning.
Tributes: A big road sign at the place of his death points to the ground and bears the message, 'James Dean died here.
The death points out the need for "aggressive clinical evaluation of abdominal symptoms in pregnancy patients following bariatric surgery," wrote Dr.
The connection between Jesus' baptism and death points to an eschatological future with present implications: now is the time for God's reign on Earth.
Deamonte Driver's death points to a complete system breakdown.
For example, the prospect of reaping financial gain from the death points toward prosecution, whereas evidence that compassion was the only motivation will indicate that prosecution is not in the public interest.
When a review of a death points to failures on the part of the state, which acts as the child's parent when in care, the sense of tragedy is accentuated.