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|part of speech:
||a doctor who takes care of babies and children.
The word pediatrician
contains the following parts:
iatr, iatri, iatro, -iatry
that means medical care, healing
that means child
-an, -ian, -ean
adjective- and noun-forming suffix
that means in adjectives: from (a place) or pertaining to or following (a figure or school of thought); in nouns: person or thing from (a place) or associated with (an activity or school of thought).
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The suffix group -an
attaches to common nouns and proper nouns to form adjectives or nouns.
that means practictioner of or expert in