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pe·di·at·rics

 (pē′dē-ăt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of medicine that deals with the care and treatment of infants, children, and adolescents.

pe′di·at′ric adj.
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Adj.1.pediatric - of or relating to the medical care of children; "pediatric dentist"
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pe·di·at·ric

a. pediátrico-a, rel. a la pediatría.

pediatric

adj pediátrico
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The value of United States pediatric vaccines market alone is expected to reach more than US$ 18 Billion by 2020.
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A sudden rise in compensation is being seen among the ranks of pediatric sub-specialists, according to research by the health care search firm, Cejka and Company "Almost overnight, pediatric sub-specialists including anesthesiologists, surgeons, cardiologists and neurologists have become some of the most sought after and best compensated physicians," says Ron Fasnacht, senior vice president and managing principal of the St Louis-based firm.
the Pediatric Rule exceeds the FDA's statutory authority and is therefore invalid.
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This will be accomplished by increasing the number and effectiveness of established pediatric investigators who have a grounding in basic science and research skills that can be applied to the health problems of children, as well as by increasing the number of pediatric medical centers that can stimulate and facilitate the application of research findings to pressing pediatric problems.
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Worldwide pediatric vaccine market has been growing rapidly over the last five years as it has doubled its market share in 2011 compared to 2005.

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