psy·​cho·​ge·​ri·​at·​rics | \ -ˌjer-ē-ˈa-triks, -ˌjir- How to pronounce psychogeriatrics (audio) \

Medical Definition of psychogeriatrics

: a branch of psychiatry concerned with behavioral and emotional disorders among the elderly

Other Words from psychogeriatrics

psychogeriatric \ -​trik How to pronounce psychogeriatric (audio) \ adjective

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