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also or·tho·pae·dics  (ôr′thə-pē′dĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention or correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments.

[From orthopedic, from French orthopédique, from orthopédie, orthopedic surgery : Greek ortho-, ortho- + Greek paideia, child-rearing (from pais, paid-, child; see pau- in Indo-European roots).]

or′tho·pe′dic adj.
or′tho·pe′di·cal·ly adv.
or′tho·pe′dist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.orthopedic - of or relating to orthopedics; "orthopedic shoes"
تَجْبيري، مُتَعَلِّق بِتَجبير العِظام


(oːθəˈpiːdiks) noun singular
the branch of medicine which concerns diseases and injuries of the bones. He specialized in orthopaedics.
orthoˈp(a)edic adjective

orthopedic, orthopaedic

adj ortopédico
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