gerontotherapy etymology

English word gerontotherapy comes from English therapy, English geronto- (Pertaining to old age or those of old age.)

Detailed word origin of gerontotherapy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
therapy English (eng) (intransitive, rare) To undergo a therapy.. (transitive, rare) To treat with a therapy. Attempted remediation of a health problem following a diagnosis, usually synonymous with treatment.. Healing power or quality.. Specifically, psychotherapy.
geronto- English (eng) Pertaining to old age or those of old age.
gerontotherapy English (eng) Therapy targeting elderly people.

Words with the same origin as gerontotherapy

Descendants of geronto-
biogerontology geronticide gerontocentric gerontocide gerontocracy gerontogene gerontolatry gerontological gerontologist gerontology gerontomorphosis gerontophagy gerontophile gerontophilia gerontophobe gerontosexuality gerontotherapeutic psychogerontology sociogerontology