Origin of senescent
OTHER WORDS FROM senescentse·nes·cence, nounun·se·nes·cent, adjective
Words nearby senescent
How to use senescent in a sentence
One was zapped with radiation, another tweaked to become cancerous, and a third that turned into “zombie” senescent cells.
Even worse, some cells give up completely and turn into senescent “zombie cells”—they don’t die, but don’t perform normal functions, instead spewing out toxic immune chemicals.
Others may turn a cell cancerous or senescent, leaking toxic chemicals and endangering nearby cells.This Algorithm Designs Proteins From Scratch to Accelerate Drug Discovery|Shelly Fan|March 24, 2022|Singularity Hub
The gardener slammed the door of the senescent truck with vehement lack of affection.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
Has it not sometimes occurred to you that it is only in the senescent epoch of a nations life that love disappears?The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland
By that sort of piety to which senescent female sinners everywhere and at all times devote themselves she secured new friends.Lucretia Borgia|Ferdinand Gregorovius
That senescent October moon which a year ago marked the end of love's halcyon would have been a suitable light for such a party.Carnival|Compton Mackenzie
A senescent city; mostly antiquated Spanish architecture,—ponderous archways and earthquake-proof walls.Two Years in the French West Indies|Lafcadio Hearn