Definition of paediatrician in English:

paediatrician

(US pediatrician)

noun

  • A medical practitioner specializing in children and their diseases.

    • ‘Newborns should be checked for general eye health by a pediatrician or family physician in the hospital nursery.’
    • ‘Developmental screening is done by pediatric nurse practitioners supervised by a pediatrician.’
    • ‘It is important to check with your family physician or pediatrician to make sure you have the right dose for your child.’
    • ‘As developmental paediatrician to a neonatal referral centre she followed many low birthweight children with great skill.’
    • ‘Infants in these nurseries may be managed by family physicians and general pediatricians who later continue their care in the ambulatory setting.’

Pronunciation:

paediatrician

/ˌpiːdɪəˈtrɪʃ(ə)n/