Climacteric Years

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Climacteric Year - Historic Use
... and be at a great risk of death during these years ... The first climacteric occurs in the seventh year of a person's life the rest are multiples of the first, such as 21, 49, 56, and 63 ... The grand climacteric usually refers to the 63rd year, with the dangers here being supposedly more imminent but may refer to the 49th (7 × 7) or the 81st (9 ...

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