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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: degeneration(0.00947 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to degeneration.
English → Indonesian (quick)
degenerasi, kemunduran, proses
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of
effective power or vitality or essential quality [syn: devolution]
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
English → English (gcide)
Degeneration \De*gen`er*a"tion\, n. [Cf. F.
1. The act or state of growing worse, or the state of having
become worse; decline; degradation; debasement;
Our degeneration and apostasy. --Bates.
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.
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.
4. The thing degenerated. [R.]
Cockle, aracus, . . . and other degenerations. --Sir
Amyloid degeneration, Caseous degeneration, etc. See
under Amyloid, Caseous, etc.