- Pediatrics is the branch of medicine dealing with infants and kids.
The study and treatment of children's medical problems is an example of pediatrics.
Pediatrics deals with the medical problems of children.
Origin of pediatrics; from ped(o)- + -iatrics
noun(used with a sing. verb)
From Ancient Greek παιδός (paidos), genitive of παις (pais, “child”) + -iatrics.