-iatrics


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-iatrics

suff.
Medical treatment: pediatrics.

[From -iatric.]

-iatrics

n combining form
indicating medical care or treatment: paediatrics. Compare -iatry
[from iatric]

-iatrics

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.
[see iatric, -ics]