nostology

nostology

(nɒˈstɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) med another word for gerontology
[C20: from Greek nostos a return home (with reference to ageing or second childhood) + -logy]
nostologic, nostological adj
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nostology

Medicine, Obsolete, the study of senility.
See also: Old Age
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