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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ahy-a-trik, ee-a-]
    • /aɪˈæ trɪk, iˈæ-/
    • /aɪˈatrɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahy-a-trik, ee-a-]
    • /aɪˈæ trɪk, iˈæ-/

Definitions of iatric word

  • adjective iatric of or relating to a physician or medicine; medical. 1
  • noun iatric Of or pertaining to a physician or physicians. 1
  • adjective iatric relating to medicine or physicians; medical 0
  • adjective iatric of medicine or medical doctors; medical or medicinal 0

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Origin of iatric

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
1850-55; < Greek iātrikós of healing, equivalent to iātr(ós) healer (see iatro-) + -ikos -ic

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Parts of speech for Iatric


iatric popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 69% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for iatric

adj iatric

  • therapeutic — of or relating to the treating or curing of disease; curative.
  • curative — Something that has curative properties can cure people's illnesses.
  • healing — curing or curative; prescribed or helping to heal.
  • corrective — Corrective measures or techniques are intended to put right something that is wrong.
  • medicinal — of, relating to, or having the properties of a medicine; curative; remedial: medicinal properties; medicinal substances.

Antonyms for iatric

adj iatric

  • harmful — causing or capable of causing harm; injurious: a harmful idea; a harmful habit.
  • injurious — harmful, hurtful, or detrimental, as in effect: injurious eating habits.
  • hurting — to cause bodily injury to; injure: He was badly hurt in the accident.

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