pedorthics


ped·or·thics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \pə-ˈdr-thiks\

Definition of PEDORTHICS

:  the art and practice of designing, making, and fitting therapeutic shoes for relieving painful or disabling conditions of the feet
ped·or·thic \-thik\ adjective
ped·or·thist \-thist\ noun

Origin of PEDORTHICS

Latin ped-, pes + English orth- + -ics
First Known Use: 1974

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