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geriatrician

 [jer″e-ah-trish´an]
a physician specializing in geriatrics.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

geriatrician

(jĕr′ē-ə-trĭsh′ən) also

geriatrist

(-ăt′rĭst)
n.
A physician who specializes in geriatrics.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

geriatrician

A doctor specializing in the medical aspects of old age.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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