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pediatrician

[pee-dee-uh-trish-uh n, ped-ee-] /ˌpi di əˈtrɪʃ ən, ˌpɛd i-/
noun
1.
a physician who specializes in pediatrics.
Also, pediatrist
[pee-dee-a-trist, ped-ee-] /ˌpi diˈæ trɪst, ˌpɛd i-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of pediatrician
1900-1905
1900-05; pediatr(ic) + -ician
Can be confused
pediatrician, podiatrist.
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paediatrician

/ˌpiːdɪəˈtrɪʃən/
noun
1.
a medical practitioner who specializes in paediatrics

pediatrician

/ˌpiːdɪəˈtrɪʃən/
noun
1.
the US spelling of paediatrician
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Word Origin and History for pediatrician
n.

1884, from pediatric + -ian.

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pediatrician in Medicine

pediatrician pe·di·a·tri·cian (pē'dē-ə-trĭsh'ən) or pe·di·at·rist (-āt'rĭst)
n.
A specialist in pediatrics.

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