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pediatrician

 [pe″de-ah-trish´un]
a physician specializing in pediatrics.

pe·di·a·tric·ian

(pē'dē-ă-trish'ăn),
A specialist in pediatrics.
Synonym(s): pediatrist

pediatrician

(pē′dē-ə-trĭsh′ən) also

pediatrist

(-ăt′rĭst)
n.
A physician who specializes in pediatrics.

pediatrician

[pē′dē·ətrish′ən]
Etymology: Gk, pais, child, iatreia, treatment
a physician who specializes in the development and care of infants and children and in the treatment of their diseases. Also spelled paediatrician. Also called pediatrist [pē′dē·at′rist] .

pe·di·a·tric·ian

(pē'dē-ă-trish'ăn)
A specialist in pediatrics.
Synonym(s): paediatrician.

pe·di·a·tric·ian

(pē'dē-ă-trish'ăn)
A specialist in pediatrics.
Synonym(s): paediatrician.
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