Medical Dictionary Definitions A-Z List
Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «P»:
Pediatric pyelonephritis: Pediatric kidney infection. See: Urinary tract infection in children....
Pediatric renal infection
Pediatric renal infection: See: Urinary tract infection in children....
Pediatric rheumatologist: A physician who specializes in
providing comprehensive care to children (as well as their families)
with rheumatic diseases, especially arthritis.
Pediatric rheumatologists are pediatricians who have completed an
additional 2-3 years of specialized training in pediatri...
Pediatric urinary tract infection
Pediatric urinary tract infection: See: Urinary tract infection in children....
Pediatric urine infection
Pediatric urine infection: See: Urinary tract infection in children....
Pediatric UTI: See: Urinary tract infection in children....
Pediatrics: "Pediatrics is concerned with the
health of infants, children and adolescents, their growth and
development, and their opportunity to achieve full potential as
adults." (Richard E.Behrman in Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics)
Pediatrics became a medical specialty in the mid-19...
Pediculicide: An agent that destroys lice. From pediculus, lice + -cide, killer or killing....
Pediculosis: Infested with lice. See also: Head lice; Pubic lice....
Pedigree: In medicine, a family health history
diagrammed with a set of international symbols to indicate the individuals in the family, their relationships to one another, those with a disease, etc. ...
Pedodontics: Children's dentistry. ...
Pedophilia: People with pedophilia have fantasies, urges or behaviors
that involve illegal sexual activity with a prepubescent child or children
(generally age 13 years or younger). Pedophilic behavior includes undressing the
child, encouraging the child to watch the abuser masturbate, touching o...
Pedophobia: An abnormal and persistent fear of babies and
children. Sufferers experience anxiety even though they realize their
fear is groundless. Rearing a child or being around active children
can both produce anxiety.
From the Greek "pais" (child) and "phobos" (fear). Related
Pee: An informal term for piss, meant to lessen its vulgarity, but synonymous with it....
Peeling agent: An agent that promotes the softening and shedding of the horny outer layer of the skin. Also called a keratolytic....