podiatrist

[puh-dahy-uh-trist, poh-]
noun
a person qualified to diagnose and treat foot disorders.
Also called chiropodist.


Origin:
1910–15; podiatr(y) + -ist

pediatrician, podiatrist.
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podiatry (pɒˈdaiətrɪ)
 
n
another word for chiropody
 
[C20: from Greek pous foot]
 
podiatric
 
adj
 
po'diatrist
 
n

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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.
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