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