: medical treatment : healing

Word History


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

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“-iatry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-iatry. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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