orthopedics


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

orthopedics \orthopedics\ n. [Ortho- + Gr. ?, ?, a child.]
   (Med.)
   The art or practice of correcting disorders or deformities of
   the spine and joints, or, by extension, any deformities of
   the human body.

   Syn: orthopaedics, orthopedy.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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