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1geriatric

noun ge·ri·at·ric \ˌjer-ē-ˈa-trik, ˌjir-\

Medical Definition of GERIATRIC

1
ge·ri·at·rics 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
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