Bariatric meaning

The definition of bariatric is something that relates to treating people who are overweight and preventing obesity.

Surgery that will decrease the size of your stomach to help you lose weight is an example of bariatric surgery.

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Referring to the branch of medicine bariatrics, the treatment of obesity and weight problems.

Gastric bypass surgery is a form of bariatric surgery.

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Origin of bariatric

  • From Ancient Greek βαρύς (barus, “heavy”) + Ancient Greek ἰατρός (iatros, “doctor”) + -ic

    From Wiktionary