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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form; The process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality;

Usage examples (35)
  • Macular degeneration is a disease that gradually destroys sharp, central vision.
  • Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in adults older than 50.
  • I use the word degeneration in its broadest sense, and intend it to include all kinds of abnormalities.
  • Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in my age group, and my vision is practically gone. for more
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