podiatry

noun
po·​di·​a·​try | \ pə-ˈdī-ə-trē How to pronounce podiatry (audio) , pō-\

Definition of podiatry

: the medical care and treatment of the human foot

called also chiropody

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Other Words from podiatry

podiatric \ ˌpō-​dē-​ˈa-​trik How to pronounce podiatric (audio) \ adjective
podiatrist \ pə-​ˈdī-​ə-​trist How to pronounce podiatrist (audio) , pō-​ \ noun

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The budget includes money to restore — at least for the next two years — a variety of services that were deemed nonessential during the recession: optical services, podiatry, help for incontinence issues, audiology and speech therapy. San Diego Union-Tribune, "California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed his first budget. Here’s where the $215 billion will go," 27 June 2019 The budget includes money to restore — at least for the next two years — a variety of services that were deemed nonessential during the recession: optical services, podiatry, help for incontinence issues, audiology and speech therapy. John Myers, latimes.com, "California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed his first budget. Here’s where the $215 billion will go," 27 June 2019 During the recession, coverage for audiology, optical, podiatry, speech therapy and incontinence creams had been taken away. Laurel Rosenhall, The Mercury News, "California just passed a $215 billion budget. Here’s what’s between the lines.," 14 June 2019 The budget would spend $17.1 million to help people on Medi-Cal access vision, hearing, incontinence creams and washes, podiatry and speech therapy. Fox News, "California OKs $214.8B budget, including health insurance for illegal immigrants, money for homelessness," 14 June 2019 Medi-Cal recipients will again have access under the budget to care considered optional, including vision, hearing, podiatry and speech therapy services. John Myers, latimes.com, "California lawmakers approve a state budget blueprint, but negotiations continue," 13 June 2019 Weinstein practiced podiatry in Brooklyn’s Bath Beach neighborhood, maintaining an office near another Trump building, Shore Haven Apartments. Steve Eder, The Seattle Times, "Did a Queens podiatrist help Donald Trump avoid Vietnam?," 26 Dec. 2018 Services will include gastroenterology, orthopedic surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, podiatry, urology, sports health, hand surgery, gynecology and breast surgery. Ron Hurtibise, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Cleveland Clinic readies new $53 million Coral Springs Family Health Center," 13 July 2018 Two other ministers, Dr. Jerry Gross, 72, and his son, Jason Lee Gross, 51, pleaded guilty on May 25 to wire fraud related to unemployment benefits at a podiatry clinic in Forest City, North Carolina. Washington Post, "2 members of secretive NC sect charged with fraud conspiracy," 9 June 2018

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First Known Use of podiatry

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for podiatry

Greek pod-, pous + English -iatry

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The first known use of podiatry was in 1914

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podiatry

noun
po·​di·​a·​try | \ pə-ˈdī-ə-trē, pō- How to pronounce podiatry (audio) \
plural podiatries

Medical Definition of podiatry

: the medical care and treatment of the human foot

called also chiropody

Other Words from podiatry

podiatric \ ˌpōd-​ē-​ˈa-​trik How to pronounce podiatric (audio) \ adjective

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