a specialist in the care of babies
Syn: ↑baby doctor, ↑pediatrician, ↑pediatrist
Derivationally related forms: ↑paediatrics, ↑pediatrics (for: ↑pediatrist), ↑pediatrics (for: ↑pediatrician)
Hypernyms: ↑specialist, ↑medical specialist
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Hirschsprung, ↑Harold Hirschsprung, ↑Spock, ↑Benjamin Spock

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