orthopraxia

orthopraxia

[awr-thuh-prak-see-uh]
noun Medicine/Medical.
the correction of deformities; orthopedics.
Also, orthopraxy.


Origin:
1850–55; ortho- + Greek prâx(is) praxis + -ia

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