American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of pediatrician.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A physician who treats especially diseases of children.
- n. a specialist in the care of babies
“The parent can do this only by proper selection, but with a little knowledge he can soon satisfy himself as to whether his pediatrist is the right sort and it is one of the purposes of this text to bring home to the layman his responsibility in this matter.”
“And lets not forget the foot Duff and the Charm City cakes team made for a pediatrist!”
“Already in 1879, Lindner, a Hungarian pediatrist, devoted a penetrating study to the sucking or pleasure-sucking of the child.”
“It may be that the power of the oil is due to its "A" vitamine content in which it is known to be rich, or it may be due to a new vitamine, but the fact that the oil is a preventive in this respect gives the pediatrist another agent to insure normal growth.”
“Louis Elsberg and John H. Ripley, both justly renowned, were among this group, as was L. Emmet Holt, the eminent pediatrist of the present date.”
“You wouldn't want a pediatrist to carve up your chest now would you?”
“For reasons which we shall discuss later we will take as a model of the infantile sexual manifestations thumbsucking (pleasure-sucking), to which the Hungarian pediatrist, Lindner, has devoted an excellent essay. [”
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