or·​tho·​tist ȯr-ˈthä-tist How to pronounce orthotist (audio) ˈȯr-thə-tist How to pronounce orthotist (audio)
plural orthotists
: a person specializing in orthotics

Examples of orthotist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then Jeff Batzer, his fellow Mount Washington survivor, introduced him to a prosthetist and orthotist named Barry Gosthnian. Discover Magazine, 25 Jan. 2011

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Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of orthotist was in 1949

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“Orthotist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orthotist. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition


or·​thot·​ist -əst How to pronounce orthotist (audio)
: a person specializing in orthotics
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