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neurodegenerative

Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or resulting in the progressive loss of nerve cells and of neurologic function

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, or characterized by, nervous degeneration.

Etymologies

neuro- +‎ degenerative (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Dr. Blackburn and her team are now exploring the potential role that the enzyme could eventually play in neurodegenerative and other age-related disorders.

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  • Alzheimer's Disease many years later, one of a number of my personal reasons for becoming interested in neurodegenerative disorders.

    H. Robert Horvitz - Autobiography

  • ALS is often referred to as a neurodegenerative disease because it affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.

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  • "One would assume a high school player who likewise had three or more during his high school years would potentially be predisposed to some of these same long-term neurodegenerative conditions that NFL players are," he said.

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  • This type of marginalization is perpetuated by the phrase in the fundraiser which calls neurodegenerative diseases “crimes.”

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  • "Replacing animals with new technologies that allow us to better replicate and study human disease, can often unlock new answers, particularly in apparently intractable diseases of current concern, such as neurodegenerative conditions."

    Scientists warn of funding cuts threat to animal test alternatives

  • As a result, he has been able to expand his basic-science research and think about applying it to the treatment of diseases such as neurodegenerative and autoimmune conditions.

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  • Antioxidant treatment could be vital in treating other types of severe infection and in chronic non-infectious conditions such as neurodegenerative diseases too, he added.

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  • But there is some evidence to suggest that the process may sometimes become too aggressive, and may lead to problems such as neurodegenerative diseases and diabetes.

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition

  • Resveratrol may aid in the prevention of age-related disorders, such as neurodegenerative diseases, inflammation, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

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