Definition of "Ageing"

Malcolm McMahon cuhes at
Mon Feb 28 09:17:36 EST 1994

In article <CLp1vJ.BpG at>,
	gobbi at (gobbi sebastiao) writes:
>Personally, I like the definition expressed by King (1988) : Aging is 
>defined as a genetic physiological process associated with morphological 
>and functional changes in cellular and extracellular components 
>aggravated by injury troughout life and resulting in a progressive 
>imbalance of the control regulatory systems of the organism, including 
>hormonal, autocrine, neuroendocrine and immune homeostatic mechanisms.

Wow! Is that a definition, or a theory?


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