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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property characteristic of old age; The organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age.

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  • The gene is involved in senescence, a process that is thought to ensure that aging cells do not pass on harmful mutations.
  • Dr. LADA: I would say more it's - scientifically, it is called a senescence process.
  • One of the cellular processes controlled by the RB family is cellular senescence, which is now known to act as a barrier against cancer.
  • My dream is to use a product whose name sounds a lot like the word "senescence" but isn't! for more
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