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synonyms for degeneration

  • decay
  • worsening
  • decadence
  • decadency
  • declension
  • declination
  • decline
  • degeneracy
  • decaying
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antonyms for degeneration

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  • improvement
  • morality
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Quiroz has also identified a woman with a protective genetic mutation that kept her from developing cognitive impairments and brain degeneration even though her brain showed high levels of amyloid, a protein implicated in Alzheimer’s development.
EIGHT WAYS SCIENTISTS ARE UNWRAPPING THE MYSTERIES OF THE HUMAN BRAINHANNAH THOMASYAUGUST 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The brain slowly undergoes degeneration in a way similar to aging.
BREAKTHROUGH NASA STUDY DISCOVERS SURPRISING KEY TO ASTRONAUTS’ HEALTH IN SPACESHELLY FANDECEMBER 2, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Meanwhile, Staahl was looking at treatment for disorders that specifically lead to neural degeneration – something that had not previously been part of Doudna’s lab’s research prior to him joining.
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Unfortunately this is the degeneration of synaptic junctions and the inability of growing new neurons.
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Except in this disease, the degeneration indicates a serious blood condition.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Sir John had lately noticed another degeneration, namely, in the quality of the London gas.
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The degeneration of the original species is still greater in our climates.
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Finally he takes to drinking and becomes a picture of degeneration.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
That any degeneration might come in by the way, that the printed text might contain blunders, was not perceived.
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The forms of disease known as "fatty degeneration of the kidney" and "Bright's disease" are both frequently due to this cause.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
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WORDS RELATED TO DEGENERATION

  • decline
  • degeneracy
  • degeneration
  • deterioration
  • diminution
  • downfall
  • downgrade
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