Nostology

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Nostology nos-tol′o-ji the science of the phenomena of extreme old age or senility in which there is ever seen a return to the characteristics of the youthful stage
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. nostos, return, logialegein, to speak.

Usage

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Associated Words: nostology, geratology, geromorphism, coetaneous, coeval, contemporaneous.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
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