Sharing some but not all genes, as in parent-child relationships. Individuals are allogeneic when their genes at one or more loci are not identical.
- Seminal vesicle
One of two structures that are about 5 cm long and are located behind the bladder and above the prostate gland. The seminal vesicles contribute fluid to the ejaculate.
Eat a balanced diet, including five helpings of fruits and vegetables a day. Exercise regularly (check with a doctor before starting an exercise program). Get regular health check-ups. Don’t smoke (it’s never too late to quit). Practice safety habits at home to prevent falls and fractures. Always wear your seatbelt in a car. Stay in […]
Senile chorea; Senile keratosis; Senile lentigo
- Senile chorea
A relatively mild and uncommon disorder that occurs in elderly adults and is characterized by choreic movements. Chorea refers to rapid complex body movements that look well coordinated and purposeful but are, in fact, involuntary. Chorea was thought suggestive of a grotesque dance. The term “chorea” is derived from the Greek word “choreia” for dancing […]
- Senile lentigo
A benign pigmented flat spot on sun-exposed skin in older adults, especially on the back of the hands and on the forehead. Also called a liver spot.