degenerative definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, causing, or described as degeneration: a degenerative illness.
    • described as or causing deterioration.
    • having or producing degeneration; maintaining degenerate.
    • (of disease) marked by steady deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of purpose
  • others:
    • looking after degenerate; of nature of deterioration.

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