nostology


nostology
study of senility

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • nostology — [nä stäl′ə jē] n. [< Gr nostos, a return + LOGY] former term for GERONTOLOGY nostologic [näs΄tə läj′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • nostology — nostologic /nos teuh loj ik/, adj. /no stol euh jee/, n. geriatrics. [ < Gk nósto(s) a return home + LOGY] * * * nostology /no stolˈə ji/ noun The study of senility or the return to childish characteristics in old age ORIGIN: Gr nostos return …   Useful english dictionary

  • nostology — nostologic /nos teuh loj ik/, adj. /no stol euh jee/, n. geriatrics. [ < Gk nósto(s) a return home + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • nostology — noun The study of senility; gerontology 1996: Ground Rules: Baseball Myth, Deeanne Westbrook …   Wiktionary

  • nostology — The study of senility …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • nostology — /nɒsˈtɒlədʒi/ (say nos toluhjee) noun → geriatrics. {Greek nosto(s) a return to home (with reference to second childhood ) + logy} –nostologic /nɒstəˈlɒdʒɪk/ (say nostuh lojik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • nostology —   n. study of senility.    ♦ nostologic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Age — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Age >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 age age Sgm: N 1 oldness oldness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 old age old age advanced age golden years Sgm: N 1 senility senility senescence Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • nostologic — / ə lojˈ/ or nostologˈical adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑nostology …   Useful english dictionary


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