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organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age ageing , aging , senescence
used in some especially older classifications; coextensive with the family Anatidae Anseres , suborder Anseres
extension upward of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front; normal in infants under the age of two years but a sign of brain or spinal cord injury in older persons Babinski , Babinski reflex , Babinski sign
publisher's list of older titles kept in print backlist
religion believing in baptism by total immersion during early teens and older Baptists
older brother big brother
older sister big sister
young woman indulged by rich and powerful older men bimbo
former English custom by which the youngest son inherited land to the exclusion of his older brothers borough English
corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae Caryophyllales , Chenopodiales , order-Chenopodiales , order Caryophyllales
older or native quarter of many cities in northern Africa; the quarter in which the citadel is located casbah , kasbah
in some older classifications considered the family of the basking sharks Cetorhinidae , family Cetorhinidae
chronic leukemia characterized by lymphoblast-like cells; more common in older men chronic lymphocytic leukemia
chronic leukemia characterized by granular leukocytes; more common in older people chronic myelocytic leukemia , myeloid leukemia
(geology) a rock composed of broken pieces of older rocks clastic rock
young domestic cock; not older than one year cockerel
tall spruce with blue-green needles and dense conic crown; older trees become columnar with lower branches sweeping downward Colorado blue spruce , Colorado spruce , Picea pungens , silver spruce
older of two major political parties in the United States Democratic Party
older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant; usually darker and denser than the surrounding sapwood duramen , heartwood
person who is older than you are elder , senior
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