Definitions for cause of death

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cause of death, killer(noun)

    the causal agent resulting in death

    "heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States"

Freebase

  1. Cause of Death

    Cause of Death is a 1990 album by American death metal band Obituary. Cause of Death is considered a classic album in the history of death metal. The artwork was done by artist Michael Whelan. It is their first release with permanent member Frank Watkins on bass, and also their first and only album with guitarist James Murphy, previously of the group Death. The cover art of this album was used in an H.P. Lovecraft collection, Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre, and part of it was used in The Tomb and The Doom That Came to Sarnath paperbacks. It was supposed to be the cover of Sepultura's album Beneath the Remains, but Roadrunner Records let Obituary use it first, even though Cause of Death was released in 1990, a year after Beneath the Remains. Sepultura chose another Michael Whelan illustration for Beneath The Remains's cover.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cause of Death

    Factors which produce cessation of all vital bodily functions. They can be analyzed from an epidemiologic viewpoint.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nina Jensen:

    Illegal hunting is the single largest cause of death for wolves in Norway.

  2. Tim Edwards:

    Positional asphyxiation is what we believe was the most likely cause of death.

  3. Dave Barry:

    The leading cause of death among fashion models is falling through street grates.

  4. Carlos Mandujano:

    He has been found, but unfortunately, dead, we don't know the cause of death yet; that will be determined by the autopsy.

  5. Barbara Mintzes:

    Medicines are important treatments but they are capable of causing harm as well as benefit, and harmful drug reactions are a leading cause of death and hospitalizations.

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