|orthopaedics or orthopedics (ˌɔːθəʊˈpiːdɪks)|
|1.||the branch of surgery concerned with disorders of the spine and joints and the repair of deformities of these parts|
|2.||dental orthopaedics another name for orthodontics|
|orthopedics or orthopedics|
|ortho'paedist or orthopedics|
|ortho'pedist or orthopedics|
orthopedics or·tho·pe·dics or or·tho·pae·dics (ôr'thə-pē'dĭks)
The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments.
|orthopedics (ôr'thə-pē'dĭks) Pronunciation Key
The branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of disorders or injuries of the bones, joints, and associated muscles.
The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the muscular and skeletal systems.