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What is Aging?
Aging is orderly changes in physiological and behavioral function across the adult years.
synonymous with normal aging
Univerversal
Primary aging is to life span as secodnary aging is to
longevity.
Originating from the outside
Extrinsic
What is the adaptive significance of aging
Wear-and-Tear Theory proposed bodies wear out over time; however, it couldn’t explain if changes were cause or effect of aging process.
Organ system breakdowns cause
aging