geratology


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ger·on·tol·o·gy

(jer'on-tol'ŏ-jē),
The scientific study of the clinical, sociologic, biologic and psychological phenomena related to aging.
Synonym(s): geratology
[geronto- + G. logos, study]

geratology, gereology

the science dealing with old age. See also geriatrics.
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James Price, Consultant in Community Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine, Division of Clinical Geratology, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, and
Consecutive patients referred by their general practitioner to the Department of Clinical Geratology at the Radcliffe Infirmary NHS Trust, Oxford, with a diagnosis of symptomatic CHF and who were aged 60 years or more, were asked to participate in the study.
Authors' address Department of Clinical Geratology, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE