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Meaning of SENESCENCE

Pronunciation:  sun'esuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the property characteristic of old age
  2. [n]  the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
 

SENESCENCE is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: agedness, ageing, aging
 
 See Also: biological process, catabiosis, oldness, organic process

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Se*nes"cence\, n. [See {Senescent}.]
The state of growing old; decay by time.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Process of aging.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The state of being in old age; the process of aging. The biological study of aging and its effects on the body.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: old age.
 

 

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