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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 people
gerontological
adjective uk   /-təˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/  us   /-təˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl/
a centre for gerontological research
Translations of “gerontology”
in Chinese (Traditional) 年學, 老年病學,老年醫學…
in Chinese (Simplified) 年学, 老年病学,老年医学…
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