degenerative disease

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degenerative disease

[di′jen·ə·rəd·iv di′zēz]
(medicine)
General debility and diseases associated with advancing age.
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The father of three children, who are all suffering from the same degenerative nerve disease, has appealed to the government to help with treatment and the provision of special needs equipment.
But such assurances have done little to allay Japanese fears about mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, a degenerative nerve disease in cattle.
31 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of people suffer from the chronic pain and complications of autonomic neuropathy, a degenerative nerve disease.
Mrs Fletcher, who has a daughter Megan, 13, suffers from a degenerative nerve disease and has been confined to a wheelchair for 11 years.
Mother of one Ms Fletcher, 32, from Prescot, suffers from a degenerative nerve disease and has been confined to a wheelchair for 11 years' I suffered a miscarriage and had to go in for an operation,' she said.
Some patients also had complications of diabetes including retinopathy, degenerative nerve disease, blindness, and diabetic gangrene.
Cash, 68, is battling Shy-Drager syndrome, a degenerative nerve disease.
Back in 1996 Alomar not only spit in Hirschbeck's face but also accused him of being too "bitter" about the death of the umpire's 8-year-old son from ALD, a rare degenerative nerve disease.

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