gerontic


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senile

 [se´nīl]
pertaining to old age; see also aged. Called also gerontic.

gerontic

(jə-rŏn′tĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the last phase of life.
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Rhetorical analysis focusing on the older waiter in "A Clean Well-lighted Place" Counts Mippipopolous and Greffi, and Santiago to illustrate the"judicial thinking" in Hemingway's gerontic heroes.
The recognized gerontic trend is uncoiling, thus the Brazos forminifera would not be a gerontic population.
In part, the problem is that clinical teachers qualified in gerontic nursing and able to contribute to curriculum planning are in short supply (Australian Senate 2002; Shoemake et al 1998).