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gerontology

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Definition the branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people
  • Most gerontologists recommend moderate exercise throughout life.
  • She is a gerontologist studying the inhabitants of the Abkhazia region of Soviet Georgia where people tend to lead long, vital lives.
  • Gerontology is the study of: The elderly, Gerunds, Germs, Rocks and jewels.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • She had called her pastor for the name of a gerontologist, and then she phoned Dr. Wiss's office without consulting Abby.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • For further reading on other cell ownership cases mentioned in this chapter, see "Hayflick-NIH Settlement," Science, January 15, 1982; L. Hayflick, "A Novel Technique for Transforming the Theft of Mortal Human Cells into Praiseworthy Federal Policy," Experimental Gerontology 33, nos.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The University Hospital's gotten into infertility and gerontology in a biggish way.
    Bharati Mukherjee  --  Jasmine

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