|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|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
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.