biogerontology etymology

English word biogerontology comes from English gerontology, English bio- (Life. Organic life.)

Detailed word origin of biogerontology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gerontology English (eng) The branch of science that deals with the problems of aged people. It is to be distinguished from geriatrics, which is the study of the diseases of the elderly. Gerontology covers the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.. The study of the elderly, and of the aging process itself.
bio- English (eng) Life. Organic life.
biogerontology English (eng) A subfield of gerontology that studies the biological processes of aging.

Words with the same origin as biogerontology

Descendants of gerontology
gerontechnology gerontological gerontologist
Descendants of bio-
biochemical biochemistry biodegradable biodestructible biodiesel biodilution biodiversity bioelectric biofeedback biofriendly biofuel biogenic biogeophysical biohazard bioluminescent biomechanics biomedical bionics bionucleonic bioscan bioscope biosphere biosynthesis biotech bioweapon