pedo-, paedo-, and paediatrics or pediatrics
Term: pedo-, paedo-, and paediatrics or pediatrics
Anc Greek ????/pes(=child, infant) + ?????/iator(=healer)
paediatrics coined by Abraham Jacobi, M.D.(1830-1919), president of the New York Academy of Medicine who he is often called the "father of American pediatrics". Jacobi is credited with establishing pediatrics as a separate medical discipline.
The Greek ped- or paed- used in English is a shortened form of the Greek pais. Pediatrics or paediatrics is defined as the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.
Runon derivatives :
orthopedic, orthopaedic (British), pedagogue or pedagog (schoolteacher) pedophilia, pedeia or paedeia (education or social culture), pederasty or paederasty, pediatrician or paediatrician, pedodontics.
1. Greek phycisian Soraneus from Ephesus in the 2nd century AD wrote the first known manuscript devoted to pediatrics
2. The British spelling is paed- while this in the United States is ped-. The most correct form is paed as in the Latin ped means "foot".
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