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Definition of degenerative adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

degenerative

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//dɪˈdʒenərətɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈdʒenərətɪv//
 
(specialist)
 
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(of an illness) getting or likely to get worse as time passes degenerative diseases such as arthritis
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: degenerative