[pree-see-nahyl, -nil, -sen-ahyl]
pertaining to or exhibiting the characteristics of presenility; prematurely old.
Origin of presenile
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The two conditions of senile and presenile dementia cannot therefore be separated scientifically.
Of or characteristic of the period prior to the usual onset of senility.
Affected with presenility.
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