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orthosis

(ɔːˈθəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Medicine) an artificial or mechanical aid, such as a brace, to support or assist movement of a weak or injured part of the body
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orthosis

the process of correcting bodily or mental distortion. — orthotic, adj.
See also: Psychology
the process of correcting bodily or mental distortion. — orthotic, adj.
See also: Body, Human
the process of correcting bodily or mental distortion.
See also: Insanity
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Translations

or·tho·sis

n. ortosis, corrección de una deformidad o impedimento.
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orthosis

n (pl -ses) ortesis f; ankle foot — ortesis de tobillo-pie
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