pediatrics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction pe·di·at·rics \ ˌpē-dē-ˈa-triks \
Updated on: 13 May 2018

Definition of pediatrics

: a branch of medicine dealing with the development, care, and diseases of infants, children, and adolescents

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First Known Use of pediatrics

circa 1857

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Definition of pediatrics for English Language Learners

  • medical : a branch of medicine that deals with the development, care, and diseases of babies and children


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pediatrics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction pe·di·at·rics
variants: or chiefly British paediatrics play \ˌpēd-ē-ˈa-triks\

medical Definition of pediatrics

: a branch of medicine dealing with the development, care, and diseases of children


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