bariatric


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bar·i·at·rics

 (băr′ē-ăt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity.


bar′i·at′ric adj.
bar′i·a·tri′cian (-ə-trĭsh′ən) n.

bariatric

(ˌbærɪˈætrɪk)
adj
(Medicine) of or relating to the treatment of obesity: bariatric surgery.
[C20: from baro + iatric]
ˌbariˈatrics pl n
Translations
bariatrique

bariatric

adj bariátrico
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