orthotics

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noun, plural in form but singular in construction or·thot·ics \ȯr-ˈthä-tiks\

Definition of orthotics

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

orthotic

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orthotist

play play \ȯr-ˈthä-tist, ˈȯr-thə-tist\ noun

1957

First Known Use of orthotics

1957


Medical Dictionary

orthotics

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noun plural but singular in construction or·thot·ics \-iks\

Medical Definition of orthotics

  1. :  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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