Definition Of degeneration


the state or process of being or becoming degenerate; decline or deterioration.

overgrazing has caused serious degeneration of grassland

Example Of degeneration

  • degeneration of the muscle fibers

  • degeneration of the muscle fibres

  • All biopsies showed evidence of muscle fiber degeneration and regeneration.

  • At the same time, the pernicious influence of new urban cultural patterns could share some of the blame for rural degeneration .

  • But students could begin to challenge the degeneration of higher education by demanding a bit more.

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