orthotics


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or·thot·ics

 (ôr-thŏt′ĭks)
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.

orthotics

(ɔːˈθɒtɪks)
n
(Medicine) (functioning as singular) the provision and use of artificial or mechanical aids, such as braces, to prevent or assist movement of weak or injured joints or muscles

or•thot•ics

(ɔrˈθɒt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
a branch of medicine dealing with the making and fitting of orthotic devices.
[1960–65]
or•thot•ist (ɔrˈθɒt ɪst, ˈɔr θə tɪst) n.
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