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a state of having grown older or more mature than others of the population group.


(ajd) (a'jed)
1. To have grown older or more mature.
2. Persons who have grown old. See: aging


n a state of having grown older or more mature than others of the population. See also geriatrics.


animals of advanced age; in horses, more than 8 years old.

Patient discussion about aged

Q. I would like to know the best age for pregnancy? Hi I am Deontae; I got married before 1 year. I and my wife planned to have a baby after 3 years. But now she is 25. I would like to know the best age for pregnancy? Which will help us to change our plan?

A. actually there is no best age for pregnancy (as far as i know), but some studies and research had shown that after 35 years old, a pregnancy is categorized as high risk, because there are some abnormalities and labor complication that are tend to happened (statistically) along with the increase of mother's age (such as: down syndrome, genetic disorder, post-partum bleeding, miscarriage, etc.)

so if your wife is now 25, i think you guys still have another 5-10 years to "accomplish" your family plan, hehehe...
Good luck, and stay healthy always..

Q. when is the most common age to get any kind of cancer? is there is such age?

A. no, not really. but i guess the older you get the older something can pop out. the cells are dividing and multiplying all of our life, and cancer can occur because of mutation happened in the cells.

Q. Does eyesight always decrease with age? I am 45 years old and never had glasses. All my friends are starting to wear reading glasses. Should I expect this too?

A. This is what usually happens; your eyesight deteriorates as you get older. Here is a link to a few things you can do in order to protect your eyesight:

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Furthermore, while we, on the one hand, often attempt to ignore (or remove through restoration) the physical signs of agedness from paintings and sculptures of the past (turning them again into "virgins") and, on the other, traditionally distinguish painting and sculpture as "fine art" from the sorts of things we normally classify among "antiques" (teapots, furniture, candelabra), "fine art works," even where these physical signs can be removed or ignored, cannot but speak for their past time and place, and, in any case, the distinction between "fine art" and the "not so fine" (or what is otherwise called "craft," "decorative arts," "applied arts," and the like) has long been shown to be a distinction not always easy to maintain.
and the third is by the tacit embedding of attitudes, such as the greater acceptability of portraying agedness in men than in women" (167).
He brings youth, optimism, generosity of spirit and the promise of the reclamation of the kingdom from agedness and narrowed purpose.