podiatry

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noun po·di·a·try \pə-ˈdī-ə-trē, pō-\

Definition of podiatry

  1. :  the medical care and treatment of the human foot —called also chiropody

podiatric

play \ˌpō-dē-ˈa-trik\ adjective

podiatrist

play \pə-ˈdī-ə-trist, pō-\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of podiatry

Greek pod-, pous + English -iatry


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podiatry

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noun po·di·a·try \pə-ˈdī-ə-trē, pō-\

Medical Definition of podiatry

plural

podiatries

  1. :  the medical care and treatment of the human foot—called also chiropody

podiatric

\ˌpōd-ē-ˈa-trik\play adjective

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