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Re: What is death? When is a living organism considered dead?

Date: Fri Apr 16 23:34:44 2004
Posted By: Marcus Knight, Staff, Planetcare Science, Private Conservation Permaculture Consulting
Area of science: General Biology
ID: 1081646802.Gb

 The act of dying is the total and permanent cessation of all the vital 
functions of an animal or plant.
Reference The Webster New Encyclopedic Dictionary 1971/72

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