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de·gen·er·a·tive

 (dĭ-jĕn′ər-ə-tĭv)
adj.
Of, relating to, causing, or characterized by degeneration: a degenerative disease.

degenerative

(dɪˈdʒɛnəˌreɪtɪv)
adj
(Pathology) (of a disease or condition) getting steadily worse

de•gen•er•a•tive

(dɪˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv)

adj.
1. tending to degenerate.
2. characterized by degeneration.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.degenerative - (of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function; "degenerative diseases of old age"
chronic - being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering; "chronic indigestion"; "a chronic shortage of funds"; "a chronic invalid"
Translations

degenerative

[dɪˈdʒenərətɪv] ADJ [disease] → degenerativo

degenerative

[dɪˈdʒɛnərətɪv] adj [disease, condition] → dégénératif/ive

degenerative

adj (Med) → degenerativ (spec)

degenerative

[dɪˈdʒɛnərɪtɪv] adjdegenerativo/a

degenerative

adj degenerativo
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