Bariatrics Definition

bărē-ătrĭks
noun
The study of obesity and its treatment.
Webster's New World
The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity.
American Heritage Medicine

(medicine) The branch of medicine dealing with obesity and weight problems.

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The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity.
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Origin of Bariatrics

  • bar(o)– –iatrics

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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