orthotist


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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.

orthotist

(ɔːˈθɒtɪst)
n
(Medicine) a person who is qualified to practise orthotics
Translations

orthotist

n 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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