from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of pediatrician.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A physician who treats especially diseases of children.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a specialist in the care of babies


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  • 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.

    The Vitamine Manual

  • And lets not forget the foot Duff and the Charm City cakes team made for a pediatrist!

    Two Thumbs Up!

  • Already in 1879, Lindner, a Hungarian pediatrist, devoted a penetrating study to the sucking or pleasure-sucking of the child.

    Studies in Forensic Psychiatry

  • 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.

    The Vitamine Manual

  • 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.

    With Sabre and Scalpel. The Autobiography of a Soldier and Surgeon

  • 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. [

    Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex


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