Somatic death

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Related to Somatic death: Clinical death, molecular death
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See also: Somatic

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DISCUSSION: After somatic death certain tissues in the body continues to live for a period of time depending to some extent on the cause of death, (3,5,8,9) condition of the tissues before death and their oxygen requirement.
The religious definition of death Ulema insist is the somatic death also described as Qalb Ki Mot.
However, for organisms with soma, the DNA repair hypothesis does not appear incompatible with Rose's evolutionary view: the declining impact of natural selection with age would mean that any organismal benefits to accrue from DNA repair processes in the later cohorts of an age-structured population would provide insufficient selective force to circumvent the evolutionary appearance of senescence and somatic death.