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Found 3 items, similar to degeneration.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: degeneration degenerasi, kemunduran, proses
English → English (WordNet) Definition: degeneration degeneration n 1: the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality [syn: devolution] [ant: development] 2: the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities [syn: degeneracy, decadence, decadency] 3: passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form [syn: retrogression]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Degeneration Degeneration \De*gen`er*a"tion\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]g['e]n['e]ration.] 1. The act or state of growing worse, or the state of having become worse; decline; degradation; debasement; degeneracy; deterioration. [1913 Webster] Our degeneration and apostasy. --Bates. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) That condition of a tissue or an organ in which its vitality has become either diminished or perverted; a substitution of a lower for a higher form of structure; as, fatty degeneration of the liver. [1913 Webster] 3. (Biol.) A gradual deterioration, from natural causes, of any class of animals or plants or any particular organ or organs; hereditary degradation of type. [1913 Webster] 4. The thing degenerated. [R.] [1913 Webster] Cockle, aracus, . . . and other degenerations. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Amyloid degeneration, Caseous degeneration, etc. See under Amyloid, Caseous, etc. [1913 Webster]


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