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British Dictionary definitions for paediatrics

paediatrics

mainly US pediatrics

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) the branch of medical science concerned with children and their diseases
Derived Formspaediatric or mainly US pediatric, adjective
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Word Origin and History for paediatrics

n.

see pediatrics.

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