medical treatment: podiatry, psychiatry
Origin of -iatryModern Latin -iatria ; from Classical Greek iatreia, healing
Medical treatment: psychiatry.
Origin of -iatryGreek -iatreia, art of healing, from iatros, physician; see –iatric.
- Forms names of fields of specialized medical practice.
From Ancient Greek ἰατρεία (iatreia, “healing, medical treatment”), from ἰατρός (iatros, “doctor”).