life extension(redirected from Life extention)
life extensionA general term for any manoeuvre intended to increase longevity and vitality. Life-extending activities include a healthy diet, smoking cessation, drinking alcohol in moderation, exercise and reduction in stress; life-extending modalities (e.g., Gerovital and Live Cell Therapy) are of dubious efficacy.
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The prolongation of life with healthful practices, e.g., regular exercise, balanced diet, abstaining from tobacco, and limiting consumption of alcohol.Synonym: age retardation; biomedical gerontology; experimental gerontology
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