- Term Label: death
- Term Accession: 0016265
- Term IRI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0016265
- Definition: OBSOLETE. A permanent cessation of all vital functions: the end of life; can be applied to a whole organism or to a part of an organism.
comment: This term was made obsolete because it refers to a phenotype. When death of a cell or tissue is a result of a true biological process, this should be captured using 'programmed cell death' or one of its descendants.