(of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function
"degenerative diseases of old age"
Characterized by or causing degeneration.
undergoing or producing degeneration; tending to degenerate
The numerical value of degenerative in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of degenerative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If the Alzheimer's thing works, then we're not just an MS company. We are broadly focused on neuro-degenerative diseases.
Aging is a progressive, degenerative process tightly integrated with inflammation. A number of theories have been developed that attempt to define the role of chronic inflammation in aging.
I hope we can transform the treatment of MS. By that time, we will have made substantial progress on ALS and other nerve degenerative diseases, spinal muscular atrophy in kids. All that stuff is on our plate.
Five years down the road, with some luck, we'll have an Alzheimer's drug that's getting approved, i hope we can transform the treatment of MS. By that time, we will have made substantial progress on ALS and other nerve degenerative diseases, spinal muscular atrophy in kids. All that stuff is on our plate.
To me, that was kind of like his third time dying because he passed when he started to get the dementia, when we found out about the ALS and it was even more rapid and degenerative and we knew eventually Son Gavin heart or lungs would go, it was like Son Gavin died again, because now the clock was ticking. Then when Son Gavin eventually passed, it was stunning.
Images & Illustrations of degenerative
Translations for degenerative
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for degenerative »
Find a translation for the degenerative definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these degenerative definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"degenerative." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 25 Apr. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/degenerative>.