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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: pro-lek'tiv

Definition: Pertaining to data collected by planning in advance proportional mortality ratio. Number of deaths from a given cause in a specified period, per 100 or per 1000 total deaths.

[pro- + L. lego, pp. lectum, to gather]

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