Word to the Wise: paediatrics/pediatrics

paediatrics (Br.)/paediatrics (Am.) (noun) – medical care for children

paediatrician/pediatrist (noun) – a doctor for children

paediatric/pediatric (adjective) – connected to medical care for children

pediatricianEden, Janine and Jim


After finishing his internship in paediatrics, Edwin became even more interested in child development.

When Loretta was only 12 months, his paediatrician diagnosed her with autism.

– I’m looking for my nephew who has child diabetes. – The pediatric ward* is over there.

* ward = department in a hospital

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