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1. senescence

noun. ['səˈnɛsəns'] the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age.

Synonyms

  • organic process
  • catabiosis
  • ageing
  • aging

Antonyms

  • anabolism
  • development
  • young
  • newness

Etymology

  • senescere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Senescence

  • convalescence
  • quintessence
  • phosphorescence
  • obsolescence
  • luminescence
  • evanescence
  • coalescence
  • adolescence
  • acquiescence
  • essence

How do you pronounce senescence?

Pronounce senescence as səˈnɛsəns.

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Sentences with senescence


1. Noun, singular or mass
When this is not possible, the cell is shunted toward either senescence or apoptosis.

2. Adverb
An uncut flower undergoes senescence as it matures.

2. senescence

noun. ['səˈnɛsəns'] the property characteristic of old age.

Synonyms

  • oldness

Antonyms

  • anovulation
  • nondevelopment

Etymology

  • senescere (Latin)
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