senescence

[ si-nes-uh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF senescence
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Senescence, Alzheimer's disease: Senescence is associated with aging.

Metchnikoff309 has furnished the scientific facts for our understanding of senescence.

But we must make further studies before we can answer the question whether our senescence can be ameliorated.

How it may be some years hence, when this cure for senescence has become a commonplace, I do not pretend to say.

"Senescence and rejuvenescence" is another sonorous explanation that does not explain, used by Minot, Engelmann, and Hansen.

WORD ORIGIN

1690s, from senescent + -ence. Related: Scenescency (1660s).

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