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orthopedics, orthopaedics (British)
1. The branch of surgery which is concerned with the correction of skeletal and spinal deformities; especially, in children.
2. The medical specialty dealing with the preservation, restoration, and development of the functions of the skeletal system of the body, its articulations, and associated structures.
This entry is located in the following units: -ics, -tics [-ac after i] (page 27) ortho-, orth- (page 6)
orthopedy (s) (noun), orthopedics (pl)
The curing or correcting of deformities in children, or in persons generally, as with orthopedic surgery.
This entry is located in the following unit: pedo-, paedo-, ped-, paed-, paido-, paid- (page 2)