gerontologist


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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gerontologist - a specialist in gerontology
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
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Translations

gerontologist

[ˌdʒerɒnˈtɒlədʒɪst] Ngerontólogo/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

gerontologist

nGerontologe m, → Gerontologin f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

gerontologist

[ˌdʒɛrɒnˈtɒlədʒɪst] ngerontologo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ger·on·tol·o·gist

n. gerontologista, especialista en gerontología.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

gerontologist

n gerontólogo -ga mf, especialista mf en envejecimiento
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