Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix Medical treatment: psychiatry.

Etymologies

Greek -iātreia, art of healing, from iātros, physician; see -iatric.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • India has pitched for taking firms such as DRDO and ISRO off the US list of foreign entities slapped with technologies 'transfer ban during National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon's meeting with American counterpart James Jones on Wednesday.

    HindustanTimes.com - Top HomePage-TopStories News Headlines

  • According to strategic analyst, Subhahs Kapila, the Defense Research and Development Organization DRDO has not contributed to enhancing India's indigenous defense production capabilities.

    Madhavi Bhasin: Has India Downloaded the 'Killer Apps'?

  • And given its high costs and strategic use, we were trying to become self-sufficient for some years, says a senior DRDO official.

    The T-7

  • The ATV Program has spawned a new era in the field of cooperation between DRDO, BARC, Navy, PSUs and Private industry in which these organisations have synergized their efforts to achieve a significant technological and strategic milestone.www. scoopnews.in

    India today joined in technological capability to build and operate nuclear propelled submarines

  • The DRDO and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are now working on developing the 'chilly' into a powder that could be coated on fences and ropes to scare away wild pachyderms.

    'Naga chilly' to scare away wild elephants

  • There is a proposal to start the experiment soon to validate this, and the DRDO and WWF are working to come up with an effective substance that can help in mitigating man-elephant conflict.

    'Naga chilly' to scare away wild elephants

  • Under the program, Embraer will deliver three EMB 145 AEW&C (Airborne Early Warning & Control) jets, which will then be fitted with advanced electronic systems that are being developed by India's Defence Research & Development Organization, or DRDO.

    Embraer Expects to Sell More Military Planes to India

  • "The Block II BrahMos missile was successfully launched at 1030 hours this morning," officials of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), who have developed the weapon system in collaboration with Russia scientists, told PTI.

    India News Digest: New Version of BrahMos Missile Test Fired Successfully

  • Mr.V. K.Saraswat, Chief Controller of R & D (Missiles and Strategic Systems), DRDO stated that the successful test firing was a major milestone in India's preparedness of strategic defence in view of the fact that it was operated and launched exclusively by armed forces.

    Agni-I Army Missile Launched Successfully

  • The Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested state-of-art 600 km range canisterised surface-to-surface missile system named 'Shourya' ..

    DRDO's new mission successfully tested..

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