Meaning of GERIATRIC in English


adj. & n.

adj. 1 of or relating to old people. 2 colloq. old, outdated.

n. 1 an old person, esp. one receiving special care. 2 colloq. a person or thing considered as relatively old or outdated.

[ Gk geras old age + iatros doctor ]

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