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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function.

Usage examples (29)
  • degenerative diseases of old age
  • - A rise in degenerative spinal conditions, which could be a result of demanding physical labor
  • A similar disease in dogs is called degenerative myelopathy (DM).
  • Such systems are regulated by what control engineers call degenerative or negative feedback. for more
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