disposable soma theory

noun

the theory that ageing is caused by the body having increasingly fewer resources to allocate towards repairing wear and damage to tissues

Nearby words

  1. disport,
  2. disposable,
  3. disposable goods,
  4. disposable income,
  5. disposable personal income,
  6. disposal,
  7. dispose,
  8. dispose of,
  9. disposed,
  10. disposer

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