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iatric

[ ahy-a-trik, ee-a- ]
/ aɪˈæ trɪk, iˈæ- /
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adjective

of or relating to a physician or medicine; medical.

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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

iatric

iatrical

/ (aɪˈætrɪk) /

adjective

relating to medicine or physicians; medical

Word Origin for iatric

C19: from Greek iatrikos of healing, from iasthai to heal
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Medical definitions for iatric (1 of 2)

iatric
[ ī-ătrĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to medicine or a physician.

Medical definitions for iatric (2 of 2)

-iatric

suff.

Of or relating to a specified kind of medical practice, treatment, or healing:geriatric.
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