Meaning of GERIATRIC in English

GERIATRIC

adj.

Pronunciation: ˌ jer- ē - ' a-trik, ˌ jir-

Function: noun

Date: 1909

1 plural but singular in construction : a branch of medicine that deals with the problems and diseases of old age and aging people ― compare GERONTOLOGY

2 : an aged person

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.