pediatrics


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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.

pediatrics

(ˌpiːdɪˈætrɪks)
n
(Medicine) the US spelling of paediatrics

pe•di•at•rics

(ˌpi diˈæ trɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of medicine concerned with the development, care, and diseases of children.
[1880–85; pediatr(ic) (see ped-, iatric) + -ics]
pe`di•at′ric, adj.

pe·di·at·rics

(pē′dē-ăt′rĭks)
The branch of medicine that deals with the care of infants and children.

pediatrics

the branch of medicine that specializes in the care of infants, children and adolescents. — pediatrician, n. — pediatrie, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
the branch of medicine that studies the diseases of children and their treatment. — pediatrician, paediatrician, n.
See also: Children

pediatrics

The branch of the medicine that deals with the development, care, and diseases of children.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pediatrics - the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and childrenpediatrics - 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

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.

pe·di·at·rics

n. pediatría, rama de la medicina relacionada con el cuidado y desarrollo de los niños y el tratamiento de las enfermedades que los afectan.

pediatrics

n pediatría
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