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geriatric

noun [C]     /ˌdʒer.iˈæt.rɪk/
an old person who needs medical care: a clinic for the care of geriatricsThe elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are oldPeople who receive medical treatment informal disapproving someone who is old and weak: They were a bunch of hopeless geriatrics.Describing people who are oldThe elderlyThe elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are old
(Definition of geriatric noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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