Associated words: orthopedy, orthopraxy, orthopedic, orthopedist.
orthopedist or·tho·pe·dist or or·tho·pae·dist (ôr'thə-pē'dĭst)
A specialist in 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.
The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the muscular and skeletal systems.