Definition of Senesce

1. Verb. Grow old or older. "Young men senesce"

Exact synonyms: Age, Get On, Maturate, Mature
Specialized synonyms: Turn, Fossilise, Fossilize, Dote
Generic synonyms: Develop
Derivative terms: Age, Age, Maturation, Maturation, Senescent



Definition of Senesce

1. Verb. To grow older; reach maturity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Senesce

senecio
senecioic acid
senecios
seneciosis
senectitude
senectitudes
senega
senega root
senega snakeroot
senegal
senegal gum
senegalite
senegas
senegin
senes
senesce (current term)
senesced
senescence
senescences
senescent
senescent cell antigen
senesces
seneschal
seneschals
seneschalship
senescing
senga root
sengi
sengierite
sengis

Literary usage of Senesce

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1. Wild Land Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium: Proceedings edited by Bruce A. Roundy, E. Durant McArthur, Jennifer S. Hayley, David K. Mann (1996)
"New leaves are formed at the apex as older leaves senesce and fall off, retaining the tufted appearance. The leaves are large, dark green and leathery. ..."

2. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, Bennett J. Cohen, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Transformation is, by far, the most restrictive aspect of using rodent cell cultures for studies that require the cells to senesce. CULTURE AND MEDIA Cell ..."

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