Medical Dictionary

orthotics

noun pl but singular in constr or·thot·ics \-iks\

Medical Definition of ORTHOTICS

:  a branch of mechanical and medical science that deals with the support and bracing of weak or ineffective joints or muscles
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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