bariatrics

noun plural but singular in construction
bar·​iat·​rics | \ ˌbar-ē-ˈa-triks How to pronounce bariatrics (audio) \

Medical Definition of bariatrics

: a branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of obesity

Other Words from bariatrics

bariatric \ -​trik How to pronounce bariatric (audio) \ adjective

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“Bariatrics.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bariatrics. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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