senescence


senescence

adjective

  1. growing old; aging.
  2. Cell Biology. (of a cell) no longer capable of dividing but still alive and metabolically active.

adjective

  1. growing old
  2. characteristic of old age

n.1690s, from senescent + -ence. Related: Scenescency (1660s). adj.1650s, from Latin senescentem (nominative scenescens), present participle of senescere “to grow old,” from senex “old” (see senile). n.

  1. The process of growing old; aging.

adj.

  1. Growing old; aging.

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