geriatrist


geriatrist
n. one who specializes in geriatrics

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • geriatrist — noun see geriatrician * * * geriatrician / ə trishˈən/ or geriatrist / atˈrist/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑geriatrics …   Useful english dictionary

  • geriatrist — ge·ri·a·trist .jer ē a trəst, .jir ; jə rī ə n GERIATRICIAN …   Medical dictionary

  • geriatrist — geri·atrist …   English syllables

  • geriatrician — ☆ geriatrician [jer΄ē a′tristjer΄ē ə trish′ən ] n. a doctor who specializes in geriatrics: also geriatrist [jer΄ē a′trist] * * * ger·i·a·tri·cian (jĕr ē ə trĭshʹən) also ger·i·at·rist ( ătʹrĭst) n. A physician who specializes in geriatrics. * * * …   Universalium

  • geriatrics — geriatrician /jer ee euh trish euhn/, geriatrist, n. /jer ee a triks, jear /, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the branch of medicine dealing with the diseases, debilities, and care of aged persons. 2. the study of the physical processes and problems …   Universalium

  • geriatrics — /dʒɛriˈætrɪks / (say jeree atriks) noun the science of the medical and hygienic care of, or the diseases of, aged persons. Compare gerontology. –geriatrician /dʒɛriəˈtrɪʃən/ (say jereeuh trishuhn), geriatrist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • geriatrician — ☆ geriatrician [jer΄ē a′tristjer΄ē ə trish′ən ] n. a doctor who specializes in geriatrics: also geriatrist [jer΄ē a′trist] …   English World dictionary


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