pediatrician

Pronunciation: (PEE-dee-uh-TRIH-shun)

A doctor who has special training in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and injuries in children. Pediatricians also help manage other problems that affect children, such as developmental disorders and behavioral, emotional, and social problems.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2014-03-10 Date last modified: 2016-06-16