peds

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peds (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, informal) Pediatric medicine, pediatric nursing, and so on; a medical or other specialty dealing with child patients.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term is very often used attributively, in phrases like peds nurse (a nurse whose patients are children), peds patient (a child patient), peds case (a medical case in which the patient is a child; or, by extension, the patient himself), and so on.

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