bariatrics


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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.

bar•i•at•rics

(ˌbær iˈæ trɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
a branch of medicine that deals with the control and treatment of obesity and allied diseases.
[1965–70; < Greek bár(os) weight (compare baro-) + -iatrics]
bar`i•at′ric, adj.
bar`i•a•tri′cian (-əˈtrɪʃ ən) n.
Translations
bariatrie
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