podiatry

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po·di·a·try

 (pə-dī′ə-trē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the human foot. Also called chiropody.

[Greek pous, pod-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots + -iatry.]

po′di·at′ric (pō′dē-ăt′rĭk) adj.
po·di′a·trist n.

podiatry

(pɒˈdaiətrɪ)
n
(Medicine) another word for chiropody
[C20: from Greek pous foot]
podiatric adj
poˈdiatrist n

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]

podiatry

a medical specialty concerned with the care and treatment of the foot. Also called podology. — podiatrist, n. — podiatric, adj.
See also: Feet and Legs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.podiatry - the branch of medicine concerned with the feetpodiatry - the branch of medicine concerned with the feet
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations

podiatry

[pɒˈdiːətrɪ] N (US) → pedicura f

podiatry

[pəˈdaɪətri] n (US)pédicurie f

podiatry

n (esp US) → Lehre fvon den Fußkrankheiten; (= treatment)Fußpflege f

podiatry

[pɒˈdiːətrɪ] n (Am) → mestiere m di callista

po·di·a·try

n. podiatría, diagnóstico y tratamiento de afecciones de los pies.

podiatry

n podología
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England skipper Nasser Hussain urged his lads to work on game-plans to de-menace the spinners; me, I'd send for footologists to explain what those flat bits on the ends of their legs are for.