Definition of 'degenerative'
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The new law would not extend to those with degenerative mental illnesses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What about people with chronic or degenerative diseases? Christianity Today (2000)The brothers are aware that muscular dystrophy is a degenerative condition. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many people with the degenerative genetic illness die young. The Sun (2007)In few degenerative diseases can a cure be expected. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was suffering from a degenerative bone disease. The Sun (2013)It means drugs already used to treat the facial blisters could be effective for the degenerative brain illness. The Sun (2008)Or maybe it's the early onset of some appalling degenerative neurological disease. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Meanwhile, they must live with the terrifying knowledge they have the degenerative illness. The Sun (2016)Huntington's disease is a degenerative illness and can be distressing. The Sun (2015)Her husband is 82 and in the advanced stage of a degenerative disease. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Thus obesity is the usual result, together with the increased risk of degenerative disease that it brings. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)I have a degenerative eye condition as well. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Do you know it's a degenerative condition and that there's currently no cure? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Over time, this degenerative genetic condition is erasing the protein in his muscles, steadily weakening them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Just as the patient unconsciously fears a fatal or degenerative disease, so do you, the carer. M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)In recent years, this has been compounded by serious health problems, including temporary hearing loss and a degenerative eye condition. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The 52-year-old former postman from Lancaster has a degenerative brain disease that will one day leave him unable to move or speak. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Flying Scotsman has a degenerative eye condition and plays in part from memory because he struggles to focus on doubles and trebles. The Sun (2014)Meanwhile, I was diagnosed with a degenerative knee condition. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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