Forms names of fields of specialized medical practice.
Webster's New World
Origin of -iatry
From Ancient Greek ἰατρεία (iatreia, “healing, medical treatment”), from ἰατρός (iatros, “doctor”).
Greek -iātreia art of healing from iātros physician –iatric
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
ModL -iatria < Gr iatreia, healing
From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
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