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paediatrics

(ˌpiːdɪˈætrɪks) or

pediatrics

n
(Medicine) (functioning as singular) the branch of medical science concerned with children and their diseases
ˌpaediˈatric, ˌpediˈatric adj

pediatrics, paediatrics

the branch of medicine that studies the diseases of children and their treatment. — pediatrician, paediatrician, n.
See also: Children
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paediatrics - the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and childrenpaediatrics - the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
neonatology - that branch of pediatric medicine concerned with the newborn; the diagnosis and treatment of neonates
Translations
عِلْم أمراض الأطْفال
dětské lékařství
pædiatri
gyermekgyógyászat
barnalækningar
pediatraspediatrijavaikų
pediatrija
detské lekárstvopediatria

paediatrics

pediatrics (US) [ˌpiːdɪˈætrɪks] NSINGpediatría f

paediatrics

[ˌpiːdiˈætrɪks] pediatrics (US) npédiatrie f

paediatrics

, (US) pediatrics
nKinderheilkunde f, → Pädiatrie f (spec)

paediatrics

pediatrics (Am) [ˌpiːdɪˈætrɪks] nsgpediatria

paediatrics

(American) pediatrics (piːdiˈӕtriks) noun singular
the study of the illnesses of children.
ˌpaediˈatric adjective
paediatric illnesses.
ˌpaediaˈtrician (-ʃən) noun
a doctor who specializes in treating and studying children's illnesses.
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