geriatrician
noun Date: 1926 a specialist in geriatrics

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  • 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

  • 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

  • geriatrician — geriatrics ► PLURAL NOUN (treated as sing. or pl. ) ▪ the branch of medicine or social science concerned with the health and care of old people. DERIVATIVES geriatrician noun …   English terms dictionary

  • geriatrician — noun A medical doctor specialising in the assessment and treatment of elderly people …   Wiktionary

  • geriatrician — ger·i·a·tri·cian .jer ē ə trish ən, .jir n a specialist in geriatrics * * * ger·i·atri·cian (jer″e ə trishґən) a specialist in geriatrics …   Medical dictionary

  • geriatrician — ger·i·a·tri·cian || ‚dÊ’erɪə trɪʃn n. one who specializes in geriatrics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • geriatrician — ger·i·a·tri·cian …   English syllables

  • geriatrician — /dʒɛriəˈtrɪʃən/ (say jereeuh trishuhn) noun a doctor who specialises in the study of geriatrics …   Australian English dictionary

  • geriatrician — noun a specialist in gerontology • Syn: ↑gerontologist • Derivationally related forms: ↑geriatrics, ↑gerontology (for: ↑gerontologist) • Hypernyms: ↑s …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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