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Age or AGE may refer to:

Time and its effects

* Age, the amount of time someone or something has been alive or has existed ** East Asian age reckoning, an Asian system of marking age starting at 1 *
Ageing Ageing ( BE) or aging ( AE) is the process of becoming older. The term refers mainly to humans, many other animals, and fungi, whereas for example, bacteria, perennial plants and some simple animals are potentially biologically immortal. In ...
or aging, the process of becoming older **
Senescence Senescence () or biological aging is the gradual deterioration of functional characteristics in living organisms. The word ''senescence'' can refer to either cellular senescence or to senescence of the whole organism. Organismal senescence invol ...
, the gradual deterioration of biological function with age **
Human development (biology) Development of the human body is the process of growth to maturity. The process begins with fertilization, where an egg released from the ovary of a female is penetrated by a sperm cell from a male. The resulting zygote develops through mit ...
Periodization In historiography, periodization is the process or study of categorizing the past into discrete, quantified, and named blocks of time for the purpose of study or analysis.Adam Rabinowitz. It's about time: historical periodization and Linked Anci ...
, the process of categorizing the past into discrete named blocks of time ** Ages of Man, the stages of human existence on the Earth according to Greek mythology and its subsequent Roman interpretation ** Prehistoric age


* AGE, the IATA airport code for Wangerooge Airfield, in Lower Saxony, Germany


* Åge, a given name *
Aage Aage is a Danish masculine given name and a less common spelling of the Norwegian given name Åge. Variants include the Swedish name Åke. People with the name Aage include: * Aage Bendixen (1887–1973), Danish actor * Aage Berntsen (1885–19 ...
, a given name * Agenore Incrocci, an Italian screenwriter

Arts, entertainment, and media

Fictional entities

* ''Ages'', worlds in the ''Myst'' video game series


* "Age" (song), a song by Jim and Ingrid Croce


* ''Age'' (journal), a scientific journal on ageing, now named ''GeroScience'' * ''
The Age ''The Age'' is a daily newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, that has been published since 1854. Owned and published by Nine Entertainment, ''The Age'' primarily serves Victoria, but copies also sell in Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory ...
'', a newspaper in Melbourne, Australia * ''The Age'', a nineteenth-century American newspaper edited by Melville Fuller * '' The New York Age'', African-American newspaper from 1887 to 1960

Businesses and organizations

* âge, a Japanese media company *
Agricultural & General Engineers Agricultural & General Engineers Limited (AGE) was a holding company formed on 4 June 1919 during a postwar economic "boom" to combine five British engineering companies: Aveling & Porter, E H Bentall, Blackstone, Richard Garrett and J & F Howard. ...
or AGE, a group of engineering companies * ' or AGE, the Galician Left Alternative, a political party in Spain *
American Aging Association The American Aging Association is a non-profit, tax-exempt biogerontology organization of scientists and laypeople dedicated to biomedical aging studies and geroscience, with the goal of slowing the aging process to extend the healthy human lifes ...
or AGE, an organization for aging studies *
Associated Gas and Electric Howard Colwell Hopson (May 8, 1882 – December 22, 1949) was an American businessman who was convicted of defrauding Americans of more than $20 million (roughly million dollars in ). p.621 Hopson built his company, Associated Gas and Electric ( ...
, a defunct American power company from New York


East Angal language Angal, or Mendi, is an Engan language complex of the Southern Highlands province Southern Highlands is a province in Papua New Guinea. Its provincial capital is the town of Mendi. According to Papua New Guinea's national 2011 census, the total ...
(ISO-639: age) *
Esimbi language Esimbi is a Tivoid language of southwestern Cameroon Cameroon (; french: Cameroun, ff, Kamerun), officially the Republic of Cameroon (french: République du Cameroun, links=no), is a country in west- central Africa. It is bordered by N ...
or Age, a language of the Cameroons

Science and technology

Biology and medicine

* ''Age'' (genus), a genus of moth *
Arterial gas embolism An air embolism, also known as a gas embolism, is a blood vessel embolism, blockage caused by one or more bubbles of air or other gas in the circulatory system. Air can be introduced into the circulation during surgical procedures, Barotrauma#Ca ...
or AGE, a blood vessel blockage caused by bubbles of gas *
Advanced glycation end-product Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) are proteins or lipids that become glycated as a result of exposure to sugars. They are a bio-marker implicated in aging and the development, or worsening, of many degenerative diseases, such as diabetes, at ...
s or AGEs, proteins or lipids that become glycated as a result of exposure to sugars

Other sciences

Age (geology) The geologic time scale, or geological time scale, (GTS) is a representation of time based on the rock record of Earth. It is a system of chronological dating that uses chronostratigraphy (the process of relating strata to time) and geochr ...
Age (model theory) Age or AGE may refer to: Time and its effects * Age, the amount of time someone or something has been alive or has existed ** East Asian age reckoning, an Asian system of marking age starting at 1 * Ageing or aging, the process of becoming older ...
, an aspect of mathematical model theory * Applied general equilibrium or AGE, a model in mathematical economics

Other uses

* Agé, a god of the Fon people of Africa

See also

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AG (disambiguation) A&G, AG, Ag or ag may refer to Businesses and organizations * A&G Railroad (former reporting mark AG) * Action Group (Nigeria), a political party during the Nigerian First Republic * Aktiengesellschaft, a German type of corporation * Assembl ...
* Ages (disambiguation) * Age of Aquarius (disambiguation) * Aging (disambiguation) * AIG (disambiguation) * Golden age (disambiguation) * New Age (disambiguation) {{disambiguation