sociogerontology etymology

English word sociogerontology comes from English gerontology, English socio- (Society.)

Detailed word origin of sociogerontology

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.
socio- English (eng) Society.
sociogerontology English (eng) A subfield of gerontology that studies the social processes of aging.

Words with the same origin as sociogerontology

Descendants of gerontology
gerontechnology gerontological gerontologist
Descendants of socio-