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English definition of “gerontology”


noun [U]     /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     /-təˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-təˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl/ adjective a centre for gerontological researchThe elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are old
(Definition of gerontology noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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