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geriatrics

ger·i·at·rics

geriatrics

 
pronunciation:
je ri ae trihks
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (used with a sing. verb) the science concerned with the medical problems that tend to occur in old age.
definition 2: the science concerned with the physical and emotional changes associated with aging; gerontology.
derivations: geriatrician (n.), geriatrist (n.)
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