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

Definition of paediatrician in English:


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.

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