physiological age


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physiological age

The relative age of a person, esp. when comparing that individual's physical status with those of other persons of the same chronological age.
See also: age
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Now Cleveland Clinic researchers have developed a formula for calculating a person's physiological age based on how well they perform on an exercise stress test.
Approximately 30 explants showing physiological ages 80 and 120 DASI were inoculated in test tubes containing 10 mL of the aforementioned nutrient medium and kept in the dark in a growth room at 25 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C in order to assess the somatic embryogenesis-induction period.
The physiological age profile should reflect the probable years of life remaining as a result of physiological deterioration and increased susceptibility to disease, especially to lifethreatening illnesses.
Our objectives were (1) to derive nutrient balance standards for productive cranberry using ilr coordinates as unbiased nutrient indexes, (2) to compare Quebec ilr standards to literature data and (3) to test the effect of physiological age on nutrient balances.
Chronological and physiological age are rarely in sync.
The centerpiece of the RealAge website is a test to determine your physiological age versus your chronological age.
A simplistic demonstration of a possible 'physiological age' correction is shown in Table 3.
The determination of the physiological age of female Anopheles by the number of gonotrophic cycle completed.
In fact, gerontologists are discovering that age in years doesn't necessarily correlate with physiological age.
"Measures of physiological age and risk of complications should not be used in the evaluation process of elderly candidates.
Due to the difficulties associated with determining the age of coral colonies (Hughes and Jackson, 1980), we exploited the physiological age gradient created along the branches of a coral by apical growth to produce a relative age contrast between proximal (older) and distal (younger) portions of branches.
From measures of its activity, doctors might gauge a person's physiological age. That assessment of vitality might tell physicians how aggressively to test or treat a person's various ailments, says oncologist and cancer geneticist Norman Sharpless of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

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