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ger·on·tol·o·gy

 (jĕr′ən-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of the biological, psychological, and sociological phenomena associated with old age and aging.

ge·ron′to·log′i·cal (jə-rŏn′tə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), ge·ron′to·log′ic (-lŏj′ĭk) adj.
ger′on·tol′o·gist n.

gerontology

(ˌdʒɛrɒnˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) the scientific study of ageing and the problems associated with older people. Compare geriatrics
gerontological, gerontologic adj
ˌgeronˈtologist n

ger•on•tol•o•gy

(ˌdʒɛr ənˈtɒl ə dʒi, ˌdʒɪər-)

n.
the study of aging and the problems of aged people.
[1900–05]
ge•ron•to•log•i•cal (dʒəˌrɒn tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
ger`on•tol′o•gist, n.

gerontology

the branch of science that studies aging and the special problems of the aged. Also called gerocomy. — gerontologist, n.gerontological, adj.
See also: Old Age

gerontology

The study of human aging and the elderly.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gerontology - the branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations

gerontology

[ˌdʒerɒnˈtɒlədʒɪ] Ngerontología f

gerontology

[ˌdʒɛrənˈtɒlədʒi] ngérontologie f

gerontology

nGerontologie f

gerontology

[ˌdʒɛrɒnˈtɒlədʒɪ] ngerontologia

ger·on·tol·o·gy

n. gerontología. V.: geriatrics

gerontology

n gerontología, estudio del envejecimiento