Meaning of DEGENERACY in English

DEGENERACY

transcription, транскрипция: [ di-ˈjen-rə-sē, -ˈje-nə-, dē- ]

noun

( plural -cies )

Date: 1664

1. : the state of being degenerate

2. : the process of becoming degenerate

3. : sexual perversion

4. : the coding of an amino acid by more than one codon

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