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podiatrist

[puh-dahy-uh-trist, poh-] /pəˈdaɪ ə trɪst, poʊ-/
noun
1.
a person qualified to diagnose and treat foot disorders.
Also called chiropodist.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; podiatr(y) + -ist
Can be confused
pediatrician, podiatrist.
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  • Still, not every podiatrist is convinced that prescription orthotics outperform store-bought ones.
  • Some marathoners have their nails temporarily removed by a podiatrist if they are ingrown or dangling precariously.
  • Her father is a podiatrist in private practice there.
  • Any podiatrist will explain the dangers of wearing high heels.
  • Make an appointment with a podiatrist to treat foot problems.
  • Shortly her podiatrist will be laughing all the way to the bank.
  • My doctors, primary care and podiatrist, both recommended natural remedies over the medication due to serious side effects.
  • He works at a podiatrist's clinic and one day attempts suicide by quaffing a whole bottle of a weight-loss elixir.

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