Share this entry

Share this page

paediatrician

Line breaks: paedia¦tri¦cian
Pronunciation: /ˌpiːdɪəˈtrɪʃ(ə)n
 
/
(US pediatrician)

Definition of paediatrician in English:

noun

A medical practitioner specializing in children and their diseases.
Example sentences
  • As developmental paediatrician to a neonatal referral centre she followed many low birthweight children with great skill.
  • Developmental screening is done by pediatric nurse practitioners supervised by a pediatrician.
  • Newborns should be checked for general eye health by a pediatrician or family physician in the hospital nursery.

Definition of paediatrician in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day sacerdotal
Pronunciation: ˌsasəˈdəʊt(ə)l
adjective
relating to priests or the priesthood; priestly