Translation of senescence in Spanish:


senectud, n.

Pronunciation /sɪˈnɛs(ə)ns//səˈnɛsəns/



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    senectud feminine literary
    • Although it is characterized as being a deterioration process, senescence is considered to be a highly evolved genetic process.
    • But most healthy mammalian cells managed just a few dozen divisions before they stopped, a process known as replicative senescence.
    • Oxidative processes during senescence involve an increase in enzyme activities generating oxygen radicals and superoxide ions.
    • A pretreatment of cold-induction temperatures had little effect on the course of tissue senescence under these conditions.
    • The degradation of proteins and the remobilization of amino acids to developing tissues is a prominent process during senescence.