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se·nes·cent

(sē-nes'ĕnt),
Growing old.

senescent

(sĭ-nĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Growing old; aging.
2. No longer dividing. Used of a cell.

se·nes′cence n.

senescent

[sənes′ənt]
Etymology: L, senescere, to grow old
pertaining to aging or growing old. See also senile. -senescence, n.

se·nes·cent

(sĕ-nes'ĕnt)
Growing old.

senescent

Ageing. The term ought not to imply physical or mental deterioration, but often does.