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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The department of medical science that relates to the treatment of diseases of childhood. Also: The branch of medicine that has to do with the care and treatment of babies and children.

Usage examples (37)
  • The doctor worked with preemies and infants in the pediatrics department of the hospital.
  • See, here in pediatrics, they give him three square meals a day.
  • I am a registered nurse and I have worked in pediatrics for over 15 years.
  • Rotation site for trainees in pediatrics, emergency medicine, toxicology and pharmacy for more
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