[ahy-a-trik, ee-a-]
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Also i·at·ri·cal.

Origin of iatric

1850–55; < Greek iātrikós of healing, equivalent to iātr(ós) healer (see iatro-) + -ikos -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for iatric



  1. relating to medicine or physicians; medical

Word Origin for iatric

C19: from Greek iatrikos of healing, from iasthai to heal
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iatric in Medicine


  1. Of or relating to medicine or a physician.
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