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ger·i·at·ric

 (jĕr′ē-ăt′rĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to geriatrics: a geriatric specialist; geriatric psychiatry; geriatric patients.
2. Elderly: a geriatric crowd at the play; a geriatric cat.
n.
Often Offensive An elderly person.

[Back-formation from geriatrics.]

geriatric

(ˌdʒɛrɪˈætrɪk)
adj
1. (Medicine) of or relating to geriatric medicine or to older people
2. offensive (of people or machines) old, obsolescent, worn out, or useless
n
3. (Medicine) old-fashioned offensive an elderly person
4. informal offensive an older person considered as one who may be disregarded as senile or unable to look after his or her own best interests
[C20: from Greek gēras old age + iatric]

ger•i•at•ric

(ˌdʒɛr iˈæ trɪk, ˌdʒɪər-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to geriatrics, old age, or aged persons.
n.
2. an old person.
[1925–30; < Greek gér(ōn) old man + iatric]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.geriatric - of or relating to the aged; "geriatric disorder"
2.geriatric - of or relating to or practicing geriatrics; "geriatric hospital"
Translations
geriatrickýstařec
geriatriskgeriatriker
geriatrinenvanhus
gerijatrijagerijatrijski
geriátriai
öldrunar-
老人病学の老人病患者
노인병 환자노인병학
geriatrický
geriatrikergeriatrisk
เกี่ยวกับคนชราผู้สูงอายุ
geriatrikyaşlılaryaşlılar ve hastalarla ilgiliyaşlılık
bệnh nhân lão khoathuộc lão khoa

geriatric

[ˌdʒerɪˈætrɪk]
A. ADJ
1.geriátrico
geriatric homeresidencia f geriátrica, centro m geriátrico
geriatric medicinegeriatría f
2. geriatric judgesjueces que son unos vejestorios
B. N
1. (Med) → persona f mayor
2.vejestorio m

geriatric

[ˌdʒɛriˈætrɪk] adj [patient] → du service gériatrique; [hospital] → gériatrique geriatric medicinegeriatric medicine ngériatrie f

geriatric

adj
(Med) patientgeriatrisch; geriatric nurseAltenpfleger(in) m(f)
(pej inf)altersschwach
n
(Med) → alter Mensch
(pej inf: = senile person) → Tattergreis(in) m(f) (pej inf)

geriatric

:
geriatric care
nAltenpflege f
geriatric hospital

geriatric

[ˌdʒɛrɪˈætrɪk] adjgeriatrico/a

geriatrics

(dʒeriˈӕtriks) noun singular
the branch of medicine concerned with the diseases of old age.
ˌgeriˈatric adjective
for the very old (and ill). a geriatric hospital.

geriatric

شَيْخُوخيّ, طَبُّ الشَّيْخُوخَة geriatrický, stařec geriatriker, geriatrisk betagt, Tattergreis γηριατρική, γηριατρικός geriátrico, vejestorio geriatrinen, vanhus gériatrique, patient gériatrique gerijatrija, gerijatrijski anziano, geriatrico 老人病学の, 老人病患者 노인병 환자, 노인병학 bejaarde, geriatrisch gamling, geriatrisk geriatria, geriatryczny geriátrico гериатрический, лицо, страдающее болезнями старческого возраста geriatriker, geriatrisk เกี่ยวกับคนชรา, ผู้สูงอายุ yaşlılar, yaşlılık bệnh nhân lão khoa, thuộc lão khoa 老人, 老年病学的

geriatric

adj geriátrico
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