pediatrics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction pe·di·at·rics \ ˌpē-dē-ˈa-triks \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of pediatrics

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

First Known Use of pediatrics

circa 1857


PEDIATRICS Defined for English Language Learners

pediatrics

noun

Definition of pediatrics for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

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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