biologic age

bi·o·log·ic age

(bīŏ-lojik āj)
Anatomic or physiologic age of a person as determined by organismic structure and function; takes into account features such as posture, skin texture, strength, speed, and sensory acuity.
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Northrup said, "There is a huge difference between chronological (the age on your driver's license) and biologic age (the age of your tissues).
Because of the potential for interpatient aging differences, gynecologists must assess each patient; chronologic age and biologic age can differ significantly (Semin.
Chronologic age is usually only a very rough marker for biologic age.
This finding underscores the point that while careful selection of elderly candidates for thyroid surgery is warranted, advanced biologic age is not a contraindication to surgery, Dr.
Gene expression profiling can determine the biologic age of tissue, evaluating its maturity in terms of cumulative health and cell damage rather than chronological years.
The biologic age supposes the appreciation of the individual particularities of each athlete in part or of those that deviate from the general age particularities (E.
It does not take into account a family history of coronary heart disease, and it relies on a person's chronologic age rather than their biologic age.
As to when to stop screening altogether, that depends more on a patient's biologic age than on his or her chronologic age, he said.
The underlying concept is that the biologic age of a patient's arteries--their wear and tear as reflected in plaque burden measured as carotid IMT--is more important to coronary and cerebrovascular risk than the arteries' chronologic age.