Aging and Death


Aging and Death
Aging and Death

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  • aging — ag·ing (āʹjĭng) n. 1. The process of growing old or maturing. 2. An artificial process for imparting the characteristics and properties of age. * * * Gradual change in an organism that leads to increased risk of weakness, disease, and death. It… …   Universalium

  • aging ear — n. Age induced hearing loss, particularly of high pitched sounds. Example Citations: In that old battle of the wills between young people and their keepers, the young have found a new weapon that could change the balance of power on the cellphone …   New words

  • death care industry — (DETH cayr IN.dus.tree) n. The industry comprising funeral homes, cemeteries, and suppliers of funeral products (cf. health care industry). Example Citation: Baby boomers are already online in droves, often planning for elderly parents funerals,… …   New words

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  • death — /deth/, n. 1. the act of dying; the end of life; the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism. Cf. brain death. 2. an instance of this: a death in the family; letters published after his death. 3. the state of being …   Universalium