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senescence (aging)
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/127.rdf
Scope Note
Use for all organisms.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/127
Used For
aging (physiological process)
Broader Term
biological properties and phenomena
Narrower Term
photoaging
Related Term
cell senescence
developmental stages
elderly
plant nutrient resorption
Spanish
senescencia (envejecimiento)
Term Number
127