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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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