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senile

 [se´nīl]
pertaining to old age; see also aged. Called also gerontic.

se·nile

(sē'nīl, sen'īl), Negative or pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
Relating to or characteristic of old age.
[L. senilis]

senile

/se·nile/ (se´nīl) pertaining to old age; manifesting senility.

senile

(sē′nīl′, sĕn′īl′)
adj.
a. Relating to or having diminished cognitive function, as when memory is impaired, because of old age.
b. Being a disease or condition whose cause is primarily advanced age: senile cataracts.

se′nile′ly adv.
se·nil′i·ty (sĭ-nĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

senile

[sē′nīl]
Etymology: L, senilis, aged
pertaining to or characteristic of old age or the process of aging. See also aging. senility, n.

se·nile

(sen'il)
Relating to or characteristic of old age.
[L. senilis]

senile

Pertaining to old age. From the Latin senilis, old.

se·nile

(sen'il) Negative or pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
Relating to or characteristic of old age.
[L. senilis]

senile

pertaining to old age; manifesting senility.

senile deafness
due probably to degeneration of the hair cells in the organ of Corti, and to loss of neurons in the spinal ganglion; called also presbycusis.
senile osteoporosis
reduced mineralization of bone due to advanced age.
senile retinopathy
see senile retinopathy.
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Senile osteoporosis is related to age and is characterized by both cortical and trabecular bone loss.
Treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with both renal failure and senile osteoporosis are the first applications of this platform.
Changes in bone mineral density of the proximal femur and spine with aging; differences between the postmenopausal and senile osteoporosis syndromes.
This disorder has been divided into type 1, or postmenopausal osteoporosis, and type 2, or senile osteoporosis, on the basis of possible differences in etiology.