geront

geronto-

a combining form meaning “old age,” used in the formation of compound words: gerontology.
Also, especially before a vowel, geront-.


Origin:
< Greek, combining form representing geront-, stem of gérōn old man

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geronto- or (before a vowel) geront-
 
combining form
indicating old age: gerontology; gerontophilia
 
[from Greek gerōn, geront- old man]
 
geront- or (before a vowel) geront-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek gerōn, geront- old man]

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geronto- or geront-
pref.
Old age: gerontology.

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