Origin: from Glassical Greek gēras, old age, gerōn, old man (from Indo-European base an unverified form ĝer-, to grow ripe, age from source corn, churl, Sanskrit járant-, feeble, old) plush -iatrics
- geriatric adjective
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noun (used with a sing. verb)
Origin: Greek gēras, old age; see gerə-1 in Indo-European roots + -iatrics.
geriatrics - Medical Definition
- geriatrician noun
geriatrics - Science Definition
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