Pediatrics Definition

pēdē-ătrĭks
noun
The branch of medicine dealing with the development and care of infants and children, and with the treatment of their diseases, illnesses, etc.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
pedologypediatric medicinepaediatrics

Origin of Pediatrics

  • From Ancient Greek παιδός (paidos), genitive of παις (pais, “child") +"Ž -iatrics.

    From Wiktionary

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