Definition of pediatrician
: a specialist in pediatrics
Recent Examples of pediatrician from the Web
Pediatricians and child welfare advocates were among dozens of people in a hearing to decry the bill, claiming it indeed served to prolong detention, harming children physically and psychologically.
But on a May afternoon, the Orange County pediatrician was at a Ralph’s supermarket in Tustin, Calif., dispensing shopping tips instead of pills.
Northam, a pediatrician, is also critical of Trump but presents himself as focused on Virginia issues and as a pragmatist who can find compromise with Republicans.
The disease is mostly a relic of the past in rich and middle-income countries, where pediatricians quickly treat strep throat and rheumatic fever in children, which causes the joint pain once called childhood rheumatism.
In order to prevent these tragedies there need to be more conversations about gun safety — and pediatricians can play a vital role in that process, Parikh said.
While this is definitely a parent’s decision, their partner in that decision is their pediatrician or family doctor.
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First Known Use of pediatrician
PEDIATRICIAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pediatrician for English Language Learners
: a doctor who treats babies and children
PEDIATRICIAN Defined for Kids
Definition of pediatrician for Students
: a doctor who specializes in the care of babies and children
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