borrowed from Greek -iatrikos, form in combination of iātrikós "of healing, of medical treatment," from iātrós "physician, healer" + -ikos -ic entry 1 — more at -iatry
“-iatric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-iatric. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.
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