noun. ['ˈtɛləmiːr'] either (free) end of a eukaryotic chromosome.
1. Existential there When the telomere is depleted, it will die. 2. Adverb Astragalus protects the telomeres from degradation and may also stimulate telomere renewal. 3. Noun, singular or mass In other words, the shorter the telomere, the further along your cells are in the aging process.