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geront-

combining form

Definition of geront-

  1. :  aged one :  old age <gerontology>



Variants of geront-

or geronto-

Origin of geront-

French géront-, géronto-, from Greek geront-, geronto-, from geront-, gerōn old man; akin to Greek gēras old age, Sanskrit jarati he grows old


Medical Dictionary

geront-

combining form

Medical Definition of geront-

  1. :  aged one :  old age <gerontology>



Variants of geront-

or geronto-

Learn More about geront-

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "geront-"


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