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orthopedics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction or·tho·pe·dics

Medical Definition of orthopedics

  1. :  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 chiefly British or·tho·pae·dics \-ˈpēd-iks\play


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