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Synonyms for degenerate

Synonyms for degenerate

utterly reprehensible in nature or behavior

to become lower in quality, character, or condition

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The secretory granules in degenerating cells were often located along the cell membrane and sometimes projected out, indicating partial exocytosis before degeneration (Figure 3).
They took advantage of Joseph's degenerating mental capacity,'' said Detective Bob Campbell of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Fraud Unit.
Two new reports suggest that a polymer that conducts electricity could help damaged nerves grow back and that chemically modified buckyballs--60-carbon spherical molecules--could prevent the nerves from degenerating.
As older Americans, most also face degenerating health, which, combined with the loss of ability to earn a competitive income, forces many down to almost a poverty level existence.
Geron's technology platform includes the discovery of small molecule inhibitors of telomerase for cancer therapy; telomere and telomerase-based research and diagnostic tools; telomerase activation to extend the replicative lifespan of normal cells; and complementary stem cell, gene therapy and nuclear transfer approaches to restore the function of degenerating organs.