physiatrics

[fiz-ee-a-triks]
noun (used with a singular verb)

Origin:
1855–60; phys(i)- + -iatrics

physiatric, physiatrical, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To physiatric
Collins
World English Dictionary
physiatrics (ˌfɪzɪˈætrɪks)
 
n
(US) (functioning as singular) med another name for physiotherapy
 
[C19: from physio- + -iatrics]
 
physi'atric
 
adj
 
physi'atrical
 
adj

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

physiatrics phys·i·at·rics (fĭz'ē-āt'rĭks)
n.

  1. See physical medicine.

  2. See physical therapy.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Physiatric evaluations were completed postoperatively on all patients.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;