pediatrician

[ pee-dee-uh-trish-uh n, ped-ee- ]
/ ˌpi di əˈtrɪʃ ən, ˌpɛd i- /
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noun

a physician who specializes in pediatrics.
Also pe·di·at·rist [pee-dee-a-trist, ped-ee-] /ˌpi diˈæ trɪst, ˌpɛd i-/.

Origin of pediatrician

1900–05; pediatr(ic) + -ician

Can be confused

pediatrician podiatrist
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British Dictionary definitions for pediatrician

pediatrician

/ (ˌpiːdɪəˈtrɪʃən) /

noun

the US spelling of paediatrician

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Medicine definitions for pediatrician

pediatrician

[ pē′dē-ə-trĭshən ]

n.

A specialist in pediatrics.

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