Medical Dictionary

orthopedics

noun pl but singular or pl in constr or·tho·pe·dics

Definition of ORTHOPEDICS

:  a branch of medicine concerned with the correction or prevention of deformities, disorders, or injuries of the skeleton and associated structures (as tendons and ligaments)

Variants of ORTHOPEDICS

or·tho·pe·dics or chiefly British or·tho·pae·dics \-ˈpēd-iks\
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