Why turkey has the same name as Turkey
geriatric ger·i·at·ric (jěr'ē-āt'rĭk)
Of or relating to geriatrics.
Of or relating to old age or to the aging process.
geriatrics ger·i·at·rics (jěr'ē-āt'rĭks)
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and problems specific to old age. Also called presbyatrics.