mortality rate

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mortality rate

[mȯr′tal·əd·ē ‚rāt]
(medicine)
For a given period of time, the ratio of the number of deaths occurring per 1000 population. Also known as death rate.

mortality rate

see DEATH RATE.
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7 percent in BMS patients, while the rate of death was 4.
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