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English definition of “gerontology”

gerontology

noun [U] uk   /ˌdʒer.ənˈtɒl.ə.dʒi/ us    /-ˈtɑː.lə-/ specialized
the study of old age and of the problems and diseases of old peopleThe elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are oldMedical studies and the people who study them
gerontological
adjective uk   /-təˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ us    /-təˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl/
a centre for gerontological researchThe elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are old
(Definition of gerontology from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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