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Definition of "pediatrics" [ped•i•at•rics]

  • The branch of medicine that deals with the care of infants and children and the treatment of their diseases. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pediatrics" in a sentence
  • "Far and away, the most common cause of incontinence we see in pediatrics is due to dysfunctional voiding."
  • "IBD in pediatrics is widely distributed among ethnic groups, most commonly Jewish (n = 57), Italian (n = 55)."
  • "See, here in pediatrics, they give him three square meals a day."