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geriatric

 [jer″e-at´rik]
1. pertaining to elderly persons or to the aging process.
2. pertaining to geriatrics.

ger·i·at·ric

(jer'ē-at'rik),
Relating to old age or to geriatrics.

geriatric

/ger·i·at·ric/ (jer″e-at´rik)
1. pertaining to elderly persons or to the aging process.
2. pertaining to geriatrics.

geriatric

(jĕr′ē-ăt′rĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to geriatrics: a geriatric specialist; geriatric psychiatry; geriatric patients.
2. Elderly: a geriatric crowd at the play; a geriatric cat.
n.
Often Offensive An elderly person.

geriatric

adjective Referring to older patients and medical practice related to older patients.

ger·i·at·ric

(jer'ē-at'rik)
Relating to old age.

ger·i·at·ric

(jer'ē-at'rik)
Relating to old age or to geriatrics.

geriatric

pertaining to or emanating from geriatrics.

canine geriatric syndrome
see canine idiopathic vestibular syndrome.
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