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life expectancy

noun
1.
the probable number of years remaining in the life of an individual or class of persons determined statistically, affected by such factors as heredity, physical condition, nutrition, and occupation.
Also called expectancy of life.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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life expectancy

noun
1.
the statistically determined average number of years of life remaining after a specified age for a given group of individuals Also called expectation of life
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expectancy life in Medicine

life expectancy n.
The number of years that one is expected to live as determined by statistics.

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