bariatric









bariatric


noun (used with a singular verb)

  1. a branch of medicine that deals with the control and treatment of obesity and allied diseases.

adjective

  1. of or relating to the treatment of obesitybariatric surgery
adj.

1976, from Greek baros “weight,” from barys “heavy” (see grave (adj.)) + -iatric.

n.

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

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

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