See also father; mother; parents.
the condition of being a bastard.
a parent who kills a son or daughter.
the killing of a son or daughter by a parent. —filicidal
abnormal or excessive activity or constant excitability, especially in children. —hyperactive
an abnormal dislike of children. —misopedist, misopaedist
the science or art of teaching or education. Also called pedagogy
. —pedagogue, paedagogue, pedagog
a sexual act between two males, especially when one is a minor. —pederast, paederast
the branch of medicine that studies the diseases of children and their treatment. —pediatrician, paediatrician
a branch of dentistry specializing in children’s dental care. —pedodontist
the branch of medical science that studies the physical and psychological events of childhood. —pedologist
, n. —pedological
a sexual attraction to children. —pedophiliac, pedophilic
an abnormal fear of children. —pedophobiac
the quality or condition of being the youngest child. See also law
the quality or condition of being a firstborn child. See also law
the crime of killing one’s own children.
a parent who kills his own children. —prolicidal
the quality or condition of being an only child.