Definition of Paediatrics

1. Noun. The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children.

Exact synonyms: Pediatric Medicine, Pediatrics, Pedology
Generic synonyms: Medical Specialty, Medicine
Specialized synonyms: Neonatology
Derivative terms: Paediatric, Paediatrician, Pediatric, Pediatrician, Pediatrist



Definition of Paediatrics

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of pediatrics) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paediatrics

1. [n]

Medical Definition of Paediatrics

1. Paediatrics is concerned with the health of infants, children and adolescents, their growth and development, and their opportunity to achieve full potential as adults. (r.e. Behrman in nelson's textbook of paediatrics) (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Paediatrics

paedagogical
paedantry
paederast
paederastic
paederasts
paederasty
paediatric
paediatric arthritis
paediatric dentistry
paediatric nursing
paediatric radiology
paediatrician
paediatricians
paediatrics (current term)
paediatrist
paediatry
paedo-
paedobaptism
paedobaptisms
paedobaptist
paedobaptists
paedogeneses
paedogenesis
paedogenetic
paedogenic
paedologist
paedology

Literary usage of Paediatrics

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1899)
"paediatrics. UNDER THE CHARGE OF LOUIS STAER, MD, OF PHILADELPHIA. AND THOMPSON S. WESTCOTT, MD, Of PHILADELPHIA. The Frequency of Typhoid Fever in Infancy. ..."

2. Transactions (1900)
"REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF paediatrics. " The Relation of Homoeopathy to paediatrics," - LA MARTIN. " Polio-Myelitis Anterior," - - JT O'CONNOR. ..."

3. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1863)
"Notwithstanding the useful establishments Connected with paediatrics already existing in Berlin, the new founder Deceived an ample share of patronage, ..."

4. Differential diagnosis and treatment of disease by Augustus Caillé (1905)
"CHAPTER III paediatrics SYNOPSIS: Care of the New-Born.—Diseases of the New-Born.—Deformities.—Malformations.—Infant Feeding.—Facts about Milk. ..."

5. Proceedings by Homeopathic Medical Society of the State of Ohio (1904)
"BUREAU OF paediatrics. SARA E. FLETCHER, MD, Chairman - - Columbus "Artificial Feeding of Infants" CLARA E. COOKE, MD, - - - - Portsmouth "Scarlet Fever" SR ..."

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