/ˌpiːdɪˈætrɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) the branch of medical science concerned with children and their diseases n. see pediatrics.
noun See paedophobia
1. Chiefly British. variant of 1 . /ˈpiːdəʊ/ noun 1. (slang) short for paedophile combining form 1. indicating a child or children: paedology see pedo-. paedo- pref. Variant of pedo-2.
/ˌpiːdəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. sexual reproduction in an animal that retains its larval features See also neoteny