orthosis

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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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Pin-site myiasis: a rare complication of halo orthosis. Spinal Cord.
(10,15,20,22,23) Direct fixation is indicated in fracture patterns that portend a high rate of nonunion and in some patient unable to tolerate a halo orthosis. Both one- and two-screw techniques have been advocated.