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paediatrics

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpaediatricspae‧di‧at‧rics British English, pediatrics American English /ˌpiːdiˈætrɪks/ noun [uncountable]  MHthe area of medicine that deals with children and their illnessesGRAMMAR: Singular or plural verb?Paediatrics is followed by a singular verb: Paediatrics is a very varied branch of medicine.paediatric adjective a paediatric hospital
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paediatricsThe service section also involved her in caring for the elderly and paediatrics.Here we may draw an analogy between geriatrics and paediatrics, another age-based medical specialism.His medical special interests had been embryology, paediatrics, and homoeopathy.He was senior house officer in paediatrics at the District Hospital.More than 2,700 children went through the paediatrics department at Middlesbrough General in the five months she was there.
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