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senescence

 [sĕ-nes´ens]
the process of growing old; see also aging. adj., adj senes´cent.

se·nes·cence

(sē-nes'ens),
The state of being old.
[L. senesco, to grow old, fr. senex, old]

senescence

/se·nes·cence/ (sĕ-nes´ens) the process of growing old, especially the condition resulting from the transitions and accumulations of the deleterious aging processes.

senescence

[sənes′əns]
Etymology: L, senescere, to grow old
the state of being old.

se·nes·cence

(sĕ-nes'ĕns)
The state of being old.
[L. senesco, to grow old, fr. senex, old]

senescence

the process of growing old which occurs in all species and is typified by a gradual slowing down of METABOLISM and breakdown of tissues, often accompanied by endocrinal changes.

Senescence

Aging.
Mentioned in: Aging

senescence

process of ageing

se·nes·cence

(sĕ-nes'ĕns)
The state of being old.
[L. senesco, to grow old, fr. senex, old]

senescence (sənes´əns),

n the process of growing old.
senescence, dental,
n a condition of the teeth and associated structures in which deterioration results from aging or premature aging processes.

senescence

depression of body functions as part of the process of growing old.
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To put this in simplistic terms, if we are to protect against the ravages of immune senescence, we need to increase our numbers of naive cells ("virgin" immune cells), while reducing numbers of surplus senile memory cells.
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We decided to see if these senescence effects are actually occurring in farmers' fields, and if so whether they are big enough to matter.
The overall pattern of flower or petal senescence varies widely between different genera.
2] (hyper dose) were chosen based on a preliminary screening of fruits with UV-light to determine the optimal UV-C dose for delaying ripening and senescence [18].
No one had explored the idea that senescence might play a key role in diminishing tumors.
With these mice, we can visualize in real-time the activation of cellular senescence, which prevents cancer but causes aging.
This collection compares analyses of aging amongst humans and other primates and describes the complex interactions between somatic and reproductive senescence.
28 Nature, establish that p16 contributes directly to the age-related process called regenerative senescence, which gradually erodes cells' capacity to replicate.
Senescence results primarily from the progressive loss of telomeres - sequences at the tips of chromosomes - at each cell division.
The growth of normal SHE cells was controlled by their division, death, and senescence rates, and all senescent cells were converted from normal cells.