Pediatrics



[pee-dee-a-triks, ped-ee-] /ˌpi diˈæ trɪks, ˌpɛd i-/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the branch of medicine concerned with the development, care, and diseases of babies and children.
/ˌpiːdɪˈætrɪks/
noun
1.
the US spelling of paediatrics
n.

1884; from pediatric; see -ics.

pediatrics pe·di·at·rics (pē’dē-āt’rĭks)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the development and care of infants and children and the treatment of their diseases.
pediatrics
(pē’dē-āt’rĭks)
The branch of medicine that deals with the care of infants and children.
pediatrics [(pee-dee-a-triks)]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of children.

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