Meaning of GERIATRIC in English

GERIATRIC

I. noun Date: 1909 a branch of medicine that deals with the problems and diseases of old age and aging people, an aged person, II. adjective Etymology: Greek gēras old age + English -iatric Date: 1926 1. of or relating to ~s or the process of aging, of, relating to, or appropriate for elderly people , 2. old , elderly , being old and outmoded

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