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primary aging

Definition of Primary Aging

(noun) The type of aging caused by gradual and inevitable biological factors such as cellular and molecular changes.

Examples of Primary Aging

  • decrease in vision over time.
  • wear and tear on joints.

Primary Aging Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈpraɪˌmɛri eɪdʒɪŋ/
      • /ˈpraɪm(ə)ri eɪdʒɪŋ/
    • British English
      • /ˈprʌɪm(ə)ri eɪdʒɪŋ/
  • Syllabification: (pri·mar·y ag·ing)

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Cite the Definition of Primary Aging

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “primary aging.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 16, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/primary-aging/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

primary aging. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/primary-aging/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “primary aging.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 16, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/primary-aging/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“primary aging.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 16 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/primary-aging/>.