Definitions for geronticdʒəˈrɒn tɪk

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ge•ron•ticdʒəˈrɒn tɪk(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the last phase in the life cycle of an organism or in the life history of a species.

    Category: Developmental Biology

Origin of gerontic:

1880–85; < Gk gerontikós of old men = geront- (see geronto- ) + -ikos -ic


  1. gerontic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to old age or the elderly.

  2. gerontic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to senescent animals or plants.

  3. Origin: First attested in the late 19th century. From γέρων.


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