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- another term for degeneration
- ‘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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