: of, relating to, or employed in orthopedics <orthopedic surgery> <orthopedic casts>
: marked by or affected with a deformity, disorder, or injury of the skeleton and associated structures
—or·tho·pe·di·cal·ly or chiefly British or·tho·pae·di·cal·ly \-ˈpēd-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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