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geriatricadjective

us   /ˌdʒer·iˈæ·trɪk/
relating to the medical care and treatment of old people: geriatric medicine/patients
often disapproving Geriatric also means old: This place attracts a geriatric crowd. Ballplayers are geriatric at 36.
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