One entry found for degeneration.
Main Entry: de·gen·er·a·tion
Pronunciation: di-secondarystressjen-schwa-primarystressramacr-shschwan, secondarystressdemacron-
Function: noun
1 : a lowering of power, vitality, or essential quality to a feebler and poorer kind or state
2 a : a change in a tissue or an organ resulting in lessened activity or usefulness <kidney degeneration in old age> b : a condition marked by degeneration of physical parts (as organs) present in related forms <tapeworms exhibit extreme degeneration>


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