Also found in: Medical.
-iatrics(word root) medical treatment
Examples of words with the root -iatrics: geriatrics
Medical treatment: pediatrics.
n combining form
indicating medical care or treatment: paediatrics. Compare -iatry
a combining form occurring in words that have the general sense “healing, medical practice,” with the initial element usu. denoting the type of person treated: geriatrics; pediatrics.