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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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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