Definition of bariatric in English:

bariatric

adjective

  • See bariatrics

    • ‘By going through Park Nicollet, they have a whole bariatric department which includes their own dietician, psychologist, physical therapist, etc.’
    • ‘Most patients who present for evaluation for bariatric surgical procedures are self-referred, determined to achieve change, and willing to make personal lifelong sacrifices to achieve their goals.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, due to the demand for the bariatric service in recent months, the trust is temporarily not open to new referrals for elective surgery.’
    • ‘The seminar was lead by Teri Barker-Conner, a nurse in the bariatric unit at Park Nicollet.’
    • ‘Undergoing this surgical procedure and accepting the permanent postoperative lifestyle changes that accompany it often is a difficult decision that requires support and counseling from the entire bariatric team.’

Pronunciation

bariatric

/ˌbarɪˈatrɪk/