the branch of medicine that deals especially with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and problems peculiar to youth.
the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of youth in the approximate age range of 13-21 years.
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.
Etymology: Gk, ephebos, puberty, iatros, physician
a branch of medicine that specializes in the health of adolescents.