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clinical death

Translation of clinical death in Spanish:

noun

  • uncountable
    Example sentences
    • Studies of near death or clinical death experiences have given anthropologists a clue to the stages of a journey.
    • ‘Right now, we can easily bring animals back from two hours of absolute clinical death,’ says Hal Sternberg, BioTime's VP of research.
    • A near death experience involves people who suffer a short period of clinical death, when heart or brain functioning stops.

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