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1. Growing old; aging.
2. No longer dividing. Used of a cell.
[Latin senēscēns, senēscent-, present participle of senēscere, to grow old, inchoative of senēre, to be old, from senex, sen-, old; see sen- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||senescence - the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age|
catabiosis - normal aging of cells
|2.||senescence - the property characteristic of old age|
oldness - the opposite of youngness