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gerontic

[juh-ron-tik]
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adjective
  1. geriatric.
  2. of or relating to the last phase in the life cycle of an organism or in the life history of a species.
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Origin of gerontic

1880–85; < Greek gerontikós of old men, equivalent to geront- (stem of gérōn old man) + -ikos -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for gerontic

gerontic

adjective
  1. biology of or relating to the senescence of an organism
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