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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The science that deals with the use of specialized mechanical devices to support or supplement weakened or abnormal joints or limbs.
or·thot′ist (ôr-thŏt′ĭst, ôr′thə-tĭst) n.
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(Medicine) a person who is qualified to practise orthotics
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orthotistn ortesista mf, técnico ortopédico (esp. Esp), especialista mf en ortesis; [Note: técnica ortopédica means orthopedic technique and is not generally used to refer to a female orthotist.]
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