Two things become more likely with age, she said: degeneration and cancer.
Writing on stars are mostly about gossip and scandal, a degeneration into lifestyle reporting.
It has made me a firm believer in the degeneration of the race.
In both sexes there is a tendency to neurosis and degeneration.
Here stagnation and degeneration mean, as a rule, extinction.
I have designated this degeneration by the term blastophthoria.
The result may be described by saying that we have instead of a legitimate development a degeneration of society.
Histolysis: the degeneration and dissolution of organic tissue.
The phenomena observed in the stunting, or degeneration, of parts rendered useless, point to the same conclusion.
Mild forms of these types of degeneration are very abundant.
degeneration de·gen·er·a·tion (dĭ-jěn'ə-rā'shən)
The gradual deterioration of specific tissues, cells, or organs with impairment or loss of function, caused by injury, disease, or aging.
The evolutionary decline or loss of a function, characteristic, or structure in an organism or a species.