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age

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noun \ˈāj\

Medical Definition of age

  1. 1a:  the part of life from birth to a given time <a child 10 years of age>b:  the time or part of life at which some particular event, qualification, or capacity arises, occurs, or is lost <of reproductive age> <age of onset>—see middle agec:  an advanced stage of life

  2. 2:  an individual's development measured in terms of the years requisite for like development of an average individual <a child of 7 with a mental age of 10>—see binet age, mental age




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age

verb

Medical Definition of age

aged; aging or ageing

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to become old :  show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to cause to become old





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