Definition of "Ageing"
cuhes at csv.warwick.ac.uk
Mon Feb 28 09:17:36 EST 1994
In article <CLp1vJ.BpG at watserv2.uwaterloo.ca>,
gobbi at healthy.uwaterloo.ca (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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