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-iatry

noun combining form

Definition of -iatry

  1. :  medical treatment :  healing <podiatry>



Origin of -iatry

French -iatrie, from New Latin -iatria, from Greek iatreia art of healing, from iatros healer, from iasthai to heal


Medical Dictionary

-iatry

noun combining form -i·a·try \ˈī-ə-trē, in a few words ē-ˌa-trē\

Medical Definition of -iatry

plural -i·a·tries

  1. :  medical treatment :  healing <podiatry> <psychiatry>




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