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octogenarian

(ŏk′tə-jə-nâr′ē-ən)
adj.
Being between 80 and 90 years of age.
n.
A person between 80 and 90 years of age.

octogenarian

(ŏk″tō-jĕn-ĕr′ē-ĕ-) [L. octogenarius, containing eighty]
A person who is 80 to 89 years old.
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Limited blood transfusion does not impact survival in octogenarians undergoing cardiac operations.
We aimed to analyse our experience of treating octogenarians with colorectal cancer at our institution and to compare them with a cohort 2 decades younger operated on during the same time period.
Based on her findings of a low mortality rate (two patients) and an 86% rate of symptom resolution, she and her colleagues recommended elective laparoscopic repair for octogenarians rather than watchful waiting.
Rather, it was the loss of the subject's control-problem-solving in the octogenarians, and choosing where they lived in the centenarians-that tended to depress them.
Data Source: A study comparing endometrial cancer outcomes after robotic surgery in 27 octogenarians and nonagenarians with 395 younger controls.
Eighty percent of the octogenarians were women, Dr.
The population of octogenarians is projected to rise from 2.
Happily, the octogenarians were not embarrassed in the least because they never heard a thing.
And as if they were not company enough for any choreographer, here come octogenarians Marge Champion and Donald Saddler, to dance the featured adagio.
I wager that octogenarians accept immanent justice even more strongly.
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