geromarasmus

geromarasmus

 [jer″o-mah-raz´mus]
the emaciation sometimes characteristic of old age.

se·nile at·ro·phy

wasting of tissues and organs with advancing age from decreased catabolic or anabolic processes, at times due to endocrine changes, decreased use, or ischemia.
Synonym(s): geromarasmus
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