chiropody


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chi·rop·o·dy

 (kĭ-rŏp′ə-dē, shĭ-)
n.

[chiro- + -pod + -y.]

chi·rop′o·dist n.

chiropody

(kɪˈrɒpədɪ)
n
(Medicine) the treatment of the feet, esp the treatment of corns, verrucas, etc
chiˈropodist n
chiropodial adj

po•di•a•try

(pəˈdaɪ ə tri, poʊ-)

n.
the care of the human foot, esp. the diagnosis and treatment of foot disorders.
[1910–15; pod- + -iatry]

chiropody

an earlier and still frequent term for podiatry. — chiropodist, n. — chiropodial, adj.
See also: Feet and Legs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chiropody - the branch of medicine concerned with the feetchiropody - the branch of medicine concerned with the feet
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations
مُعالَجَةُ أمْراضِ القَدَم
pedikůra
fodterapi
pedikűr
fótsnyrting
pedicure
pedikúra
ayak bakımı

chiropody

[kɪˈrɒpədɪ] N (Brit) → podología f, pedicura f

chiropody

[kɪˈrɒpədi] n (= podiatry) → podologie f

chiropody

nFußpflege f

chiropody

[kɪˈrɒpədɪ] n (Brit) → chiropodia, podiatria, mestiere m di callista

chiropodist

(kiˈropədist) noun
a person who treats minor disorders of the feet.
chiˈropody noun
the work of a chiropodist.
References in periodicals archive ?
Meanwhile, the chiropody room has been closed and treatments are now held in another room.
The charity said that the NHS has increased the rationing of NHS chiropody services resulting in a postcode lottery in Wales - in many parts of the country only those with the most critical problems can get treatment.
At one of the consultation meetings held before the new health centre was built in Jardine Crescent, we were led to believe that it would house all the various units, to include a phlebotomy service, chiropody and physiotherapy.
Until last year I worked as a receptionist at a chiropody practice.
Paul Masterman, from Shropshire County Council, said dental and chiropody services in the home were just some of the services being affected.
Tracy Davies, who along with partner Joanne Wynne, has run the podiatry and chiropody business from Pontypridd's Church Street for the past 13 years, said: 'It's all down to the people of Ponty - we owe them a great deal of thanks.
In the last financial year, the dentistry, chiropody and laser hair removal businesses had losses of pounds 16.
Through this I heard about a chiropody course run by the British Chiropody and Podiatry Association which could mainly be done from home.
Bigger branches of Boots offer a 30-minute chiropody treatment costing pounds 31, that starts with a foot bath.
Another is that, late in his journeyman playing career, he started in chiropody by operating - on himself
THE owners of a troubled chiropody school once faced the threat of jail for posing as doctors.
These included a tour of the Holmfirth Vineyard, a food hamper from Wooldale Co-op and a foot pamper hamper from Sandy and Bielby Podiatry and Chiropody Clinic at Brighouse.