BIOLOGICAL THEORY OF AGING

n. a number of probable theories which may explain the different facets of aging. Some of these explanations include programmed biological changes or genetic senescence, as well as random stochastic changes that cause damage.

BIOLOGICAL THEORY OF AGING: "One aspect of the Biological Theory of Aging is that it often results from an accumulation of waste products that tend to interfere with normal metabolism."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIOLOGICAL THEORY OF AGING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/biological-theory-of-aging/ (accessed October 1, 2020).
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