developmentalist

[ dih-vel-uhp-men-tl-ist ]
/ dɪˌvɛl əpˈmɛn tl ɪst /

noun

an expert in or advocate of developmental psychology.

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Origin of developmentalist

First recorded in 1860–65; developmental + -ist
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