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life cycle
Consecutive and interlinked stages of a product system, from raw material acquisition or generation of natural resources to the final disposal. [definition source: EEA. 1998. Life cycle assessment. Environmental issues series No 6.]

Terminology source: http://glossary.eea.europa.eu

The phases, changes, or stages through which an organism passes throughout its lifetime. (Source: UNUN)

Terminology source: http://www.eionet.europa.eu

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