[pee-dee-a-triks, ped-ee-] /ˌpi diˈæ trɪks, ˌpɛd i-/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the branch of medicine concerned with the development, care, and diseases of babies and children.
the US spelling of paediatrics
1884; from pediatric; see -ics.
pediatrics pe·di·at·rics (pē’dē-āt’rĭks)
The branch of medicine that deals with the development and care of infants and children and the treatment of their diseases.
The branch of medicine that deals with the care of infants and children.
The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of children.
[pee-dee-uh-trish-uh n, ped-ee-] /ˌpi di əˈtrɪʃ ən, ˌpɛd i-/ noun 1. a physician who specializes in . /ˌpiːdɪəˈtrɪʃən/ noun 1. the US spelling of paediatrician n. 1884, from pediatric + -ian. pediatrician pe·di·a·tri·cian (pē’dē-ə-trĭsh’ən) or pe·di·at·rist (-āt’rĭst) n. A specialist in pediatrics.
[ped-i-kab] /ˈpɛd ɪˌkæb/ noun 1. (especially in Southeast Asia) a three-wheeled public conveyance operated by pedals, typically one having a hooded for two passengers mounted behind the driver. /ˈpɛdɪˌkæb/ noun 1. a pedal-operated tricycle, available for hire, with an attached seat for one or two passengers
[ped-uh-suh l, -sel] /ˈpɛd ə səl, -ˌsɛl/ noun 1. Botany. 2. Zoology. a pedicle or peduncle. /ˈpɛdɪˌsɛl/ noun 1. the stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence 2. (biology) Also called peduncle. any short stalk bearing an organ or organism 3. the second segment of an insect’s antenna n. 1670s, from Modern Latin pedicellus, […]
[ped-uh-suh-lair-ee-uh] /ˌpɛd ə səˈlɛər i ə/ noun, plural pedicellariae [ped-uh-suh-lair-ee-ee] /ˌpɛd ə səˈlɛər iˌi/ (Show IPA). Zoology. 1. one of the minute pincerlike structures common to starfish and sea urchins, used for cleaning and to capture tiny prey.