Definition of survivorship in English:


Line breaks: sur¦vivor|ship
Pronunciation: /səˈvʌɪvəʃɪp


[mass noun]
  • 1The state or condition of being a survivor; survival: [as modifier]: a survivorship clause
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    • Dr Mike Sullivan talks to us about late effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and also about things that were all under the theme of survivorship after cancer.
    • She is particularly interested in cancer survivorship and health disparity issues.
    • We appreciate your support in spreading the word about cancer survivorship and research by giving the wristbands away.
  • 1.1chiefly Zoology The proportion of a population surviving to a given age.
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    • Egg size affects the larval survivorship of beetles on seeds of Texas ebony.
    • Patterns of adult body size are likely the evolutionary consequence of variation in juvenile survivorship among populations.
    • Mite fitness was primarily composed of adult fecundity and juvenile survivorship.

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