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Definition of Geriatric medicine

Geriatric medicine: The branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease in older people and the problems specific to aging. Also called geriatrics.

From the Greek "geron" meaning "old man" + "iatreia" meaning "the treatment of disease.".

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