ephebiatrics


Also found in: Wikipedia.

ephebiatrics

 [e-fe″be-at´riks]
the branch of medicine that deals especially with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and problems peculiar to youth.

ad·o·les·cent med·i·cine

the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of youth in the approximate age range of 13-21 years.
Synonym(s): ephebiatrics, hebiatrics

ephebiatrics

/ephe·bi·at·rics/ (ĕ-fe″be-at´riks) the branch of medicine which deals especially with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and problems peculiar to youth.

ephebiatrics

[ēfeb′ē·at′riks]
Etymology: Gk, ephebos, puberty, iatros, physician
a branch of medicine that specializes in the health of adolescents.

Adolescent Medicine

A subspecialty of internal medicine or paediatrics which is focussed on managing health issues and maintaining the health of older children.

ephebiatrics

Adolescent medicine, see there.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
This latter floor was named "the 12-to-20 club" and was established in recognition of the emerging subspecialty of ephebiatrics, or adolescent medicine.