Definition of paediatrics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

paediatrics

 noun
(British English)(North American English pediatrics)noun
BrE BrE//ˌpiːdiˈætrɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpiːdiˈætrɪks//
 
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the branch of medicine concerned with children and their diseases Word Origin late 19th cent.: from paedo- ‘of children’ + Greek iatros ‘physician’ + -ics.

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