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Chapter 3: Specialties and Specialists-pg 43

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-ician
specialist in a field of study
-iatrics
relating to medicine, physicians, or medical treatment
-iatry
medical treatment, medical profession
-iatrist
one who treats; a physician
-ian
specialist in a field of study
-ist
practitioner
-logist
one who specializes in the study of
-logy
the study of
obstetrician
specialist in the field of study of pregnancy and childbirth
pediatrics
field of medicine that deals with children
psychiatry
field of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness
psychiatrist
specialist in the study, treatment and prevention of mental illness
geriatrician
specialist in the field of study of the aging
pharmacist
one who is licensed to prepare and dispense medications
biologist
one who specializes in the study of living things
biology
the study of living things