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'''Bariatrics''' is the branch of [[medicine]] that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of [[obesity]].<ref name=bartleby>The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition, Houghton (2000): [http://www.bartleby.com/61/84/B0078400.html "Bariatrics"] Retrieved 14 February 2006</ref> The term ''bariatrics'' was created around 1965,<ref name=dictionary.com>Dictionary.com, based on Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Random House (2006): [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/bariatrics] Retrieved 15 April 2006</ref> from the [[Greek language|Greek]] root ''baro'' ("weight," as in barometer), suffix -''iatr'' ("treatment," as in [[pediatrics]]), and suffix -''ic'' ("pertaining to"). Besides the [[pharmacotherapy]] of obesity, it is concerned with obesity surgery.
 
'''Bariatrics''' is the branch of [[medicine]] that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of [[obesity]].<ref name=bartleby>The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition, Houghton (2000): [http://www.bartleby.com/61/84/B0078400.html "Bariatrics"] Retrieved 14 February 2006</ref> The term ''bariatrics'' was created around 1965,<ref name=dictionary.com>Dictionary.com, based on Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Random House (2006): [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/bariatrics] Retrieved 15 April 2006</ref> from the [[Greek language|Greek]] root ''baro'' ("weight," as in barometer), suffix -''iatr'' ("treatment," as in [[pediatrics]]), and suffix -''ic'' ("pertaining to"). Besides the [[pharmacotherapy]] of obesity, it is concerned with obesity surgery.
   

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