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Aging MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Aging
Tree Number(s)
G07.345.124
Unique ID
D000375
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000375
Annotation
human & animal; IM; aging process anywhere between birth & old age; differentiation from other age-related terms; "aging" of lower organisms, cultures, drugs, etc. is probably TIME FACTORS; AGING, PREMATURE is also available
Scope Note
The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.
Entry Term(s)
Aging, Biological
Biological Aging
Senescence
See Also
Cellular Senescence
Plant Senescence
Skin Aging
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Aging Preferred
Senescence Narrower
Biological Aging Narrower
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