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a·mel·io·rate

 (ə-mēl′yə-rāt′)
tr. & intr.v. a·me·lio·rat·ed, a·me·lio·rat·ing, a·me·lio·rates
To make or become better; improve: Volunteers were able to ameliorate conditions in the refugee camp. Conditions are ameliorating.

[Alteration of meliorate.]

a·mel′io·ra·ble (-rə-bəl) adj.
a·mel′io·ra′tive adj.
a·mel′io·ra′tor n.
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A4M believes that the disabilities associated with normal aging are caused by physiological dysfunction which in many cases are ameliorable to medical treatment, such that the human lifespan can be increased, and the quality of one's life enhanced as one grows chronologically older.
However, given the substantial number of ADEs recorded in this nationally representative sample of ambulatory health care visits, further work to determine the proportion of preventable and ameliorable events must be a priority.
A4M believes that the disabilities associated with normal aging are caused by physiological dysfunction that in many cases are ameliorable by medical treatment, such that the human lifespan can be increased and quality of life enhanced as one grows chronologically older.