pediatrician

pediatrician
/pee'dee euh trish"euhn, ped'ee-/, n.
a physician who specializes in pediatrics.
Also, pediatrist /pee'dee a"trist, ped'ee-/.
[1900-05; PEDIATR(IC) + -ICIAN]

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Universalium. 2010.

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