American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to geriatrics.
- adj. Of or relating to the aged or to characteristics of the aging process.
- n. An aged person.
- adj. of or relating to or practicing geriatrics
- adj. of or relating to the aged
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- Back-formation from geriatrics. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Each day, when he is in residence in the Whipstick, he sets out on what he calls his "geriatric jog", and then extends that exercise regime into a ramble.”
“In the mean time, remember one of our favorite aphorisms in geriatric medicine: The hospital is no place for sick people.”
“A test for what is called gait speed is emerging in geriatric research as a validated measure of frailty in elderly people and a predictor of physical and cognitive health.”
“The daughter of a Virginia coal mine owner, she earned a doctorate in geriatric care and battled her way up in politics starting as a state legislator from New Bern before rising to lieutenant governor.”
“Barack Obama has WON and John McWalkingcane is going DOWN in geriatric defeat in November!!!”
“Just 468 first-year fellowships in geriatric medicine were available in the 2006 – 2007 academic year; nonetheless, almost half of them went unfilled.”
“He seems to understand when patients are about to die, 'said Dr. David Dosa, an expert in geriatric care who described the phenomenon in the New England Journal of Medicine.”
“UC research shows rapid decline in geriatric medicine studies”
“Old men in geriatric homes throughout the US were claiming to be the 'real' John Wilkes Booth, Jesse James, Billy the Kid and other notorious figures in the history of the American west.”
“Stay current in geriatric issues by completing continuing education units (CEUs).”
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