Definitions for degenerativedɪˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•gen•er•a•tivedɪˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv(adj.)

  1. tending to degenerate.

    Category: Pathology

  2. characterized by degeneration.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of degenerative:

1840–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. degenerative(adj)

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

    "degenerative diseases of old age"

Wiktionary

  1. degenerative(Adjective)

    Characterized by or causing degeneration.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Degenerative(adj)

    undergoing or producing degeneration; tending to degenerate

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