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orthopedist, orthopaedist (British)
1. The branch of medicine concerned with the nature and correction of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, or muscles.
2. One who cures deformities; an orthopedic surgeon.

Originally from Greek paideia, "child rearing"; applied specifically to childhood bone disorders.

This entry is located in the following units: -ist (page 43) ortho-, orth- (page 6) pedo-, paedo-, ped-, paed-, paido-, paid- (page 2)