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ˌpi diˈæ trɪksPe·di·atrics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pediatrics, paediatrics, pediatric medicine, pedologynoun

    the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children


  1. pediatricsnoun

    The branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of children.


  1. Pediatrics

    Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. A medical practitioner who specializes in this area is known as a pediatrician, or paediatrician. The word pediatrics and its cognates mean healer of children; they derive from two Greek words: παῖς and ἰατρός. In the United States, a pediatrician is often a primary care physician who specializes in children, whereas in the Commonwealth a paediatrician generally is a medical specialist not in primary general practice.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pediatrics

    ped-i-at′riks, n.pl. that branch of medical science which relates to children and their special diseases.—Also Ped′iatry. [Gr. pais, paidos, a child, iatrikos, relating to a physician.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Pediatrics

    A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pediatrics in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pediatrics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Pediatrics in a Sentence

  1. Brandon Auerbach:

    In terms of health benefits, children need at least 1 to 2 servings of fruit each day, and 100% fruit juice has lots of vitamins, minerals and nutrients like antioxidants, our study findings support the current guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics on 100% fruit juice consumption.

  2. Mona Hanna-Attisha:

    A lot of what we do in pediatrics is reassurance, we try to reassure (parents) that not every kid is going to have every problem, but we also try to give them practical things that they can do now. There is no pill for lead. There is no antidote for lead. But there are things we can do to mitigate this exposure.

  3. Dipesh Navsaria:

    This is why, for example, if you look at the American Academy of Pediatrics' guidelines on digital media screen time, so much emphasis now is not on the number of hours. Little Shop of Stories's on the parent or other caregiver being involved and engaged with children, because children need someone to help them make sense of what they're seeing, whether Little Shop of Stories's on the screen or what they're walking around or whether Little Shop of Stories's a book.

  4. Wail Hayajneh:

    I'm very sad because in pediatrics we believe in prevention, as an infectious disease person I think prevention is the core of dealing with infectious disease. Prevention is cheap, prevention is achievable, prevention in the United States is in the reach of our hands and we don't do it.

  5. Naama Haviv:

    The parents of the survivors were asked if they wanted to cover their faces and mask their identity to keep their privacy. But they said' No', they're tired of hiding and what they are is angry. They want people to know this is happening, the chief of pediatrics at the hospital shared photographs from waist down of the damage being done to these children, as young as 18 months old. It's horrific. Their bodies have literally been destroyed.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. elusive
    • B. tacky
    • C. omnifarious
    • D. arbitrary

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