degenerative disease

noun

Medical Definition of degenerative disease

: a disease (as arteriosclerosis, diabetes mellitus, or osteoarthritis) characterized by progressive degenerative changes in tissue

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“Degenerative disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/degenerative%20disease. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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