Definition of Orthopedic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to orthopedics. "Orthopedic shoes"

Exact synonyms: Orthopaedic, Orthopedical
Partainyms: Orthopedics, Orthopedics, Orthopedics
Derivative terms: Orthopedics

Definition of Orthopedic

1. a. Pertaining to, or employed in, orthopedy; relating to the prevention or cure of deformities of children, or, in general, of the human body at any age; as, orthopedic surgery; an orthopedic hospital.

Definition of Orthopedic

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to orthopedics. ¹

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Definition of Orthopedic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthopedic

orthopaedic arthroplast
orthopaedic surgeon
orthopaedic surgery
orthopedic (current term)
orthopedic bed
orthopedic equipment
orthopedic fixation devices
orthopedic nursing
orthopedic procedures
orthopedic shoe
orthopedic surgeon

Literary usage of Orthopedic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Register by University of California, Berkeley, California, University (1922)
"FRASER L. MACPHERSON, AB, MD, Assistant in orthopedic Surgery. Instruction in this department is carried on in the third year and first half of the fourth ..."

2. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"No one doubts, myself least of all, that the orthopedic surgeon should be, ... As one thus equipped enters the field of orthopedic surgery he will, ..."

3. A Cyclopedia of American Medical Biography: Comprising the Lives of Eminent by Howard Atwood Kelly (1912)
"In 1887 Dr. Willard was appointed lecturer on orthopedic surgery in the University, and was clinical professor of orthopedic surgery from 1889 to 1903; ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"By ROYAL WHITMAN, MD, Clinical Lecturer and Instructor in orthopedic Surgery ... THE value of Whitman's orthopedic Surgery is attested by the fact that the ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"orthopedic SURGERY Monday, November nth VIRGIL P. GIBNEY and ARTHUR H. CILLEY ... HIBBS —orthopedic Hospital —8:3010 12 VIRGIL P. GIBNEY and ROYAL WHITMAN ..."

6. Report on Medical and Surgical Developments of the War by William Seaman Bainbridge (1919)
"MILITARY orthopedic HOSPITALS. It is to the conservative trend of modern surgery, more perhaps than to any other factor, that the development and extension ..."

7. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1921)
"orthopedic surgery in the ordinary sense is concerned with the prevention ... In military orthopedic surgery we ought to be able to exclude conditions of ..."

8. Health and Medical Inspection of School Children by Walter Stewart Cornell (1912)
"(orthopedic Defects.) The word orthopedic refers to the bones and joints. ... THE CAUSES OF orthopedic DEFECTS. Most deformities of the skeleton are ..."

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