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GERONTOLOGY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gerontology mean? 

GERONTOLOGY (noun)
  The noun GERONTOLOGY has 1 sense:

1. the branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people

  Familiarity information: GERONTOLOGY used as a noun is very rare.


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GERONTOLOGY (noun)


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Meaning:

The branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

geriatrics; gerontology

Hypernyms ("gerontology" is a kind of...):

medical specialty; medicine (the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques)


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