ped·​or·​thics | \ pə-ˈdȯr-thiks How to pronounce pedorthics (audio) \

Definition of pedorthics

: the art and practice of designing, making, and fitting therapeutic shoes for relieving painful or disabling conditions of the feet

Other Words from pedorthics

pedorthic \ pə-​ˈdȯr-​thik How to pronounce pedorthics (audio) \ adjective
pedorthist \ pə-​ˈdȯr-​thist How to pronounce pedorthics (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of pedorthics

1974, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pedorthics

Latin ped-, pes + English orth- + -ics

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“Pedorthics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pedorthics. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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pedorthics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction
ped·​or·​thics | \ pə-ˈdȯr-thiks How to pronounce pedorthics (audio) \

Medical Definition of pedorthics

: the art and practice of designing, making, and fitting therapeutic shoes for relieving painful or disabling conditions of the feet

Other Words from pedorthics

pedorthic \ pə-​ˈdȯr-​thik How to pronounce pedorthics (audio) \ adjective
pedorthic footwear

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