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degenerescence Syllabification: de·gen·er·es·cence
Pronunciation: /diˌjenəˈresəns/

Definition of degenerescence in English:


Another term for degeneration.
Example sentences
  • In this sequence, the choice of degenerescence was the same as in sequence 2.
  • The thicker the cap, the higher the risk of degenerescence.
  • He is legally charged then examined by several psychiatric experts who not only conduct a psychiatric examination, but also measure his anatomy for signs of degenerescence.


Mid 19th century: from French dégénérescence, from dégénérer 'to degenerate'.

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