or·​thot·​ics | \ ȯr-ˈthä-tiks \

Definition of orthotics

: a branch of mechanical and medical science that deals with the design and fitting of orthotics

Other Words from orthotics

orthotic \ ȯr-​ˈthä-​tik \ adjective
orthotist \ ȯr-​ˈthä-​tist , ˈȯr-​thə-​tist \ noun

First Known Use of orthotics

1957, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of orthotics was in 1957

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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

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