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bariatrics

 [bar″e-at´riks]
a field of medicine encompassing the study of overweight, its causes, prevention, and treatment.

bar·i·at·rics

(bar'ē-at'riks),
That branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of obesity and allied diseases.
[G. baros, weight, + iatreia, medical treatment]

bariatrics

/bar·i·at·rics/ (-e-ă´triks) a field of medicine encompassing the study of overweight and its causes, prevention, and treatment.

bariatrics

(băr′ē-ăt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity.

bar′i·at′ric adj.
bar′i·a·tri′cian (-ə-trĭsh′ən) n.

bariatrics

[ber′ē·at′riks]
Etymology: Gk, baros, weight, iatros, physician
the field of medicine that focuses on the treatment and control of obesity and diseases associated with obesity.

bariatrics

The branch of medicine dedicated to managing obesity through diet, exercise, behavioural modification, drugs and surgery.

bar·i·at·rics

(bar'ē-at'riks)
That branch of medicine concerned with the management of obesity.
[G. baros, weight, + iatreia, medical treatment]

Bariatrics

The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders.

bariatrics

a field of medicine encompassing the study of obesity, its causes, prevention and treatment.
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