Gero-



gero- or ger-
pref.
Old age: geroderma.

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  • Geroderma

    geroderma ger·o·der·ma (jěr’ō-dûr’mə) n. Thinning of the skin accompanied by the loss of elasticity and subcutaneous fat, as in the aging process.

  • Gerodontics

    [jer-uh-don-tiks, jeer-] /ˌdʒɛr əˈdɒn tɪks, ˌdʒɪər-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of dentistry dealing with aging and aged persons. gerodontics ger·o·don·tics (jěr’ə-dŏn’tĭks) n. The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental diseases and problems specific to old people.



  • Gerodontology

    [jer-uh-don-tiks, jeer-] /ˌdʒɛr əˈdɒn tɪks, ˌdʒɪər-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of dentistry dealing with aging and aged persons. gerodontics ger·o·don·tics (jěr’ə-dŏn’tĭks) n. The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental diseases and problems specific to old people.

  • Geromorphism

    geromorphism ger·o·mor·phism (jěr’ō-môr’fĭz’əm) n. A condition of appearing prematurely old or aged.



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