Definition of Orthopaedics

1. Noun. The branch of medical science concerned with disorders or deformities of the spine and joints.

Exact synonyms: Orthopedics
Examples of category: Traction
Generic synonyms: Medical Science
Derivative terms: Orthopaedist, Orthopedical, Orthopedist



Definition of Orthopaedics

1. Noun. (British) alternative spelling of orthopedics ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orthopaedics

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Medical Definition of Orthopaedics

1. Orthopedics The medical specialty concerned with the preservation, restoration, and development of form and function of the musculoskeletal system, extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical methods. Synonym: orthopedics. Origin: ortho-+ G. Pais (paid-), child (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthopaedics

orthonormal function
orthonormal functions
orthonormalisation
orthonormalised
orthonormality
orthonormalization
orthonormalizations
orthonormalize
orthonormalized
orthopaedia
orthopaedic
orthopaedic arthroplast
orthopaedic surgeon
orthopaedic surgery
orthopaedical
orthopaedics (current term)
orthopaedist
orthopaedists
orthopathy
orthopedic
orthopedic bed
orthopedic equipment
orthopedic fixation devices
orthopedic nursing
orthopedic procedures
orthopedic shoe
orthopedic surgeon
orthopedical
orthopedically
orthopedics

Literary usage of Orthopaedics

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1. 1: 1 Martí Guixéby Marti Guixe, Inga Knölke, Ed van Hinte, Paola Antonelli, Octavi Rofes, Jeffrey Swartz, Brigitte Rambaud by Marti Guixe, Inga Knölke, Ed van Hinte, Paola Antonelli, Octavi Rofes, Jeffrey Swartz, Brigitte Rambaud (2002)
"... Seats ore air balls coming from the realm oi orthopaedics. The Camper logo is "tattooed" on the shop windows with a graffiti system. ..."

2. Behind the Mask: Getting to Grips with Crime and Violence in South Africa by Tony Emmett, Alexander Butchart (2000)
"Basic instincts and moral orthopaedics: Violence as a psycho-dynamic phenomenon The late nineteenth-century rise of industrialisation in South Africa ..."

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