geriatrics

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noun, plural in form but singular in construction ge·ri·at·rics \ˌjer-ē-ˈa-triks, ˌjir-\

Definition of geriatrics

  1. :  a branch of medicine that deals with the problems and diseases of old age and the medical care and treatment of aging people — compare gerontology

First Known Use of geriatrics

1909



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