What is lethal?

  • (adj): Of an instrument of certain death.
    Example: "Lethal weapon"; "a lethal injection"
    Synonyms: deadly


Lethal is an adjective meaning capable of causing death. It may also refer to:

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Some articles on lethal:

Lethal Weapon 5
... Lethal Weapon 4 is a 1998 American buddy cop martial arts action thriller film directed by Richard Donner, starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Chris Rock ... It is the fourth installment in the Lethal Weapon series ...
... Lethal is an adjective meaning capable of causing death ... It may also refer to Lethal (band), an American heavy metal band Leigh Matthews (born 1952), Australian rules footballer nicknamed "Lethal" or "Lethal" Leigh Jay ...
Lethal Alleles
... that cause an organism to die only when present in homozygous condition are called lethal alleles ... When an essential gene is mutated, it can result in a lethal phenotype ... If the mutation is caused by a dominant lethal allele, the heterozygote for the allele will show the lethal phenotype, the homozygote dominant is impossible ...
Lethal Weapon 5 - Sequel
... There has been talk of a fifth Lethal Weapon film, although both Mel Gibson and Danny Glover have expressed disinterest ... are in the early stages of trying to relaunch the Lethal Weapon series sometime in 2009 or later ... Director Richard Donner is not involved with these plans, but he has his own ideas for a Lethal Weapon 5 ...
Synthetic Lethality
... these genes does not, and by itself is said to be viable In a synthetic lethal genetic screen, it is necessary to begin with a mutation that does not kill the cell, although may confer ... By exploring these relationships, a synthetic lethal screen may help illuminate questions about how cellular processes work when the protein products expressed by two different genes ... Since synthetic lethal mutations are inherently inviable, common approaches are to employ temperature sensitive mutations or put mutations under the control of a regulated promoter to ...

Famous quotes containing the word lethal:

    Today brings the sad, glad tidings that Mrs. Abraham Lincoln has passed from that darkness which had fallen upon her path through this life, out into the light and joy of that life toward which her vision has so long been strained.
    Modern education is lethal to children.... We stuff them with mathematics, we pummel them with science, and we use them up before their time.
    HonorĂ© De Balzac (1799–1850)

    I am not yet born; O fill me
    With strength against those who would freeze my
    humanity, would dragoon me into a lethal automaton
    would make me a cog in a machine, a thing with
    one face, a thing,
    Louis MacNeice (1907–1963)