geriatrician


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ger·i·a·tri·cian

 (jĕr′ē-ə-trĭsh′ən) also ger·i·at·rist (-ăt′rĭst)
n.
A physician who specializes in geriatrics.

geriatrician

(ˌdʒɛrɪəˈtrɪʃən) or

geriatrist

n
(Medicine) a physician who specializes in geriatric medicine

geriatrician

a physician who specializes in the care of the elderly.
See also: Medical Specialties
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.geriatrician - a specialist in gerontology
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
Translations
geriatra

geriatrician

[ˌdʒerɪuətrɪʃən] Ngeriatra mf

geriatrician

nFacharzt m/-ärztin ffür Geriatrie, Geriater(in) m(f)

geriatrician

n geriatra mf, médico -ca mf especializado en el envejecimiento y sus enfermedades
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Peter DeGolia, geriatrician at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland.
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Wilner, a geriatrician and medical director of Summit ElderCare, a program of Worcester insurer Fallon Community Health Plan.
The data isn't all that good that it makes much difference, but it's worth a try," according to the geriatrician.

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