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pediatrician

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noun pe·di·a·tri·cian \ˌpē-dē-ə-ˈtri-shən\

Simple Definition of pediatrician

  • : a doctor who treats babies and children

Full Definition of pediatrician

  1. :  a specialist in pediatrics

1903

First Known Use of pediatrician

1903

Variants of pediatrician

also pe·di·a·trist play \ˌpē-dē-ˈa-trist, pē-ˈdī-ə-\

PEDIATRICIAN Defined for Kids

pediatrician

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noun pe·di·a·tri·cian \ˌpē-dē-ə-ˈtri-shən\

Definition of pediatrician

  1. :  a doctor who specializes in the care of babies and children




Medical Dictionary

pediatrician

noun pe·di·a·tri·cian

Medical Definition of pediatrician

  1. :  a specialist in pediatrics—called also pediatrist



Variants of pediatrician

or chiefly British pae·di·a·tri·cian \ˌpēd-ē-ə-ˈtrish-ən\play


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