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Definitions for degenerative
dɪˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪvde·gen·er·a·tive

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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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of degenerative in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of degenerative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of degenerative in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive George Scangos:

    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.

  2. Vitamin D:

    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.

  3. Natalie Wood:

    I literally live in pain 24/7, it’s degenerative and there’s nothing that at my stage that can be done … Unfortunately, I lived with it for a very long time and I just kept my mouth shut, which is probably not the smartest thing to do. So now I ’m dealing with it on both knees. I’ve been told I have absolutely no cartiidge left on my neck. My hands are a nightmare. And I ’m just waiting to see what else starts hurting at this point … Unfortunately, there’s just nothing that can be done about that. I ’m just trying to deal with it the best I can. You take your high blood pressure medicine, a lot of vitamins, and hope for the best.

  4. Chief Executive George Scangos:

    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.

  5. Chief Executive George Scangos:

    If the Alzheimer's thing works, then we're not just an MS company. We are broadly focused on neuro-degenerative diseases.

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