Antonyms of adj degenerative

1 sense of degenerative

Sense 1
degenerative -- ((of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function; "degenerative diseases of old age")

INDIRECT (VIA chronic) -> acute -- (having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; "acute appendicitis"; "the acute phase of the illness"; "acute patients")

Similarity of adj degenerative

1 sense of degenerative

Sense 1
degenerative -- ((of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function; "degenerative diseases of old age")
       => chronic (vs. acute) -- (being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering; "chronic indigestion"; "a chronic shortage of funds"; "a chronic invalid")

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