orthosis

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noun or·tho·sis \ȯr-ˈthō-səs\

Definition of orthosis

plural

orthoses

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Origin and Etymology of orthosis

New Latin, from Greek orthōsis straightening, from orthoun to straighten, from orthos


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orthosis

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noun or·tho·sis \ȯr-ˈthō-səs\

Medical Definition of orthosis

plural

orthoses

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