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1. gerontology

noun. ['ˌdʒɛrənˈtɑːlədʒi'] the branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people.

Synonyms

  • medical specialty
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug

Etymology

  • γέρων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Gerontology

  • micropaleontology
  • dendrochronology
  • transtechnology
  • electrobiology
  • polytechnology
  • intertechnology
  • infotechnology
  • endocrinology
  • anesthesiology
  • paleontology
  • microbiology
  • geomorphology
  • epistemology
  • epidemiology
  • biotechnology
  • bacteriology
  • astrogeology
  • toxicology
  • pharmacology
  • kinesiology
  • criminology
  • cosmetology
  • chocolatology
  • anthropology
  • terminology
  • scientology
  • rheumatology
  • ornithology
  • ophthalmology
  • methodology

How do you pronounce gerontology?

Pronounce gerontology as ˌʤɛrənˈtɑləʤi.

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Sentences with gerontology


1. Noun, singular or mass
They may become credentialed in specialties such as pediatrics, gerontology, ambulatory care and other fields.

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