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podiatry

noun po·di·a·try \pə-ˈdī-ə-trē, pō-\

Definition of PODIATRY

:  the medical care and treatment of the human foot —called also chiropody
po·di·at·ric \ˌpō-dē-ˈa-trik\ adjective
po·di·a·trist \pə-ˈdī-ə-trist, pō-\ noun

Origin of PODIATRY

Greek pod-, pous + English -iatry
First Known Use: 1914

podiatry

noun po·di·a·try \pə-ˈdī-ə-trē, pō-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural po·di·a·tries

Medical Definition of PODIATRY

:  the medical care and treatment of the human foot—called also chiropody
po·di·at·ric \ˌpōd-ē-ˈa-trik\ adjective

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