Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

pedorthics

play
noun plural but singular or plural in construction ped·or·thics \pə-ˈdȯr-thiks\

Definition of pedorthics

  1. :  the art and practice of designing, making, and fitting therapeutic shoes for relieving painful or disabling conditions of the feet

pedorthic

play \-thik\ adjective

pedorthist

play \-thist\ noun


Origin and Etymology of pedorthics

Latin ped-, pes + English orth- + -ics


First Known Use: 1974


Medical Dictionary

pedorthics

play
noun plural but singular or plural in construction ped·or·thics \pə-ˈdȯr-thiks\

Medical Definition of pedorthics

  1. :  the art and practice of designing, making, and fitting therapeutic shoes for relieving painful or disabling conditions of the feet

pedorthic

\pə-ˈdȯr-thik\ play adjective <pedorthic footwear>



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pedorthics? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a very small amount

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

accommodate acommodate accomodate acommadate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ