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mortality:

see vital statisticsvital statistics,
primarily records of the number of births and deaths in a population. Other factors, such as number of marriages and causes of death, by age groups, are regularly included.
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mortality

1. great loss of life, as in war or disaster
2. the number of deaths in a given period
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The embryonic mortality percentage recorded in breeders subjected to different dietary treatments (AF fed alone, supplemented with binders alone and AF+binders Viz.
Embryonic mortality can be high during the last days of incubation, and the breeder may not be able to detect embryo morbidity or mortality by using these relatively crude methods of embryo assesment.
Preliminary data from three or more experiments at each site indicates no consistent differences in embryonic mortality, malformation or growth from both Logan Martin Lake sites and the sites on lower Choccolocco Creek and Snow Creek (near the Monsanto plant).