- 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.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: from ped(o)- plush -iatrics
- pediatric adjective
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noun (used with a sing. verb)
- peˌdi·atˈric adjective
pediatrics - Cultural Definition
The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of children.
pediatrics - Medical Definition
pediatrics - Science Definition
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