[joo-vuh-nes-uh nt] /ˌdʒu vəˈnɛs ənt/
being or becoming youthful; young.
young in appearance.
having the power to make young or youthful:
a juvenescent elixir.
becoming or being young or youthful
1821, from Latin iuvenescentem (nominative iuvenescens), present participle of iuvenescere “to grow into youth,” from iuvenis “young” (see young).
- Juvenile arthritis
juvenile arthritis ju·ve·nile arthritis (jōō’və-nīl’, -nəl) n. Chronic arthritis that begins in childhood and is marke by swelling, tenderness, and pain in one or more joints and by lymph node and splenic enlargement. Also called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Still’s disease.
- Juvenile cataract
juvenile cataract n. A mature cataract with a poorly developed nucleus in a child or young adult.
- Juvenile cell
juvenile cell n. See metamyelocyte.
noun 1. a law court having jurisdiction over youths, generally of less than 18 years. noun 1. the former name for youth court