Definition of orthopedic
- an orthopedic surgeon
- orthopedic shoes
- an orthopedic condition
- people with orthopedic problems
She was wearing orthopedic shoes.
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: used in the treatment of illnesses and injuries that affect bones and muscles
: affecting bones or muscles
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