Definition of Pediatrics

1. Noun. The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children.

Exact synonyms: Paediatrics, Pediatric Medicine, Pedology
Generic synonyms: Medical Specialty, Medicine
Specialized synonyms: Neonatology
Derivative terms: Paediatric, Paediatrician, Pediatric, Pediatrician, Pediatrist



Definition of Pediatrics

1. n. That branch of medical science which treats of the hygiene and diseases of children.

Definition of Pediatrics

1. Noun. (medicine) The branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of children. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pediatrics

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Medical Definition of Pediatrics

1. Paediatrics is concerned with the health of infants, children and adolescents, their growth and development, and their opportunity to achieve full potential as adults. (r.e. Behrman in nelson's textbook of paediatrics) (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pediatrics

pedestrianly
pedestrians
pedestrienne
pedestrious
pedetentous
pedetic
pedgill
pedgilled
pedgilling
pedgills
pedial
pediatric
pediatric medicine
pediatrician
pediatricians
pediatrics (current term)
pediatrist
pediatrists
pedicab
pedicabs
pedicel
pedicellaria
pedicellariae
pedicellate
pedicellation
pedicellina
pedicels
pedicle
pedicle flap

Literary usage of Pediatrics

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1. Register by University of California, Berkeley, California, University (1922)
"pediatrics WILLIAM P. LUCAS, AB, MD, LL.D., Professor of pediatrics. ... FLORENCE M. HOLSCLAW, AB, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of pediatrics. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"In this way, McCoy believes, the number of reactions would be very ^materially reduced. pediatrics UNDER THE CHARGE OP THOMPSON S. WESTCOTT, MD, ..."

3. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1922)
"JOHN LOVETT MORSE PROFESSOR OF pediatrics, EMERITUS, HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL CHRONIC INDIGESTION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD THIS little boy is twenty-five months old ..."

4. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1922)
"ALFRED F. HESS Professor of Clinical pediatrics, New York University and Bellevue Hospital Medical College ONE of the most novel medical conceptions is that ..."

5. Transactions by American Medical Association, Section on Diseases of Children (1900)
"... and methods of choosing and making good nurses, to the present time, the advance in the teaching of pediatrics has been steady. ..."

6. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann (1908)
"The attempt to do so would be stamped immediately as showing a fundamental ignorance of pediatrics and its significance. The causes which led to the ..."

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