how to pronounce senescence

/səˈnɛsəns/

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senescence frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word senescence occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

senescence is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of senescence in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of these senescence cells in our bodies …”

meanings of senescence

noun:

  1. Fruit senescence, leading to ripening of fruit.
  2. Old age; accumulated damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time.
  3. Condition when the cell ceases to divide.
  4. Ceasing to divide by mitosis because of shortening of telomeres or excessive DNA damage.
  5. The state or process of ageing, especially in humans; old age.

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