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orthotic

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adjective or·thot·ic \ȯr-ˈthät-ik\

Medical Definition of orthotic

  1. 1:  of or relating to orthotics <orthotic research>

  2. 2:  designed for the support of weak or ineffective joints or muscles <orthotic devices> <orthotic shoe inserts>




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orthotic

noun or·thot·ic

Medical Definition of orthotic

  1. :  a device (such as a brace or splint) for supporting, immobilizing, or treating muscles, joints, or skeletal parts which are weak, ineffective, deformed, or injured—called also orthosis




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