Etymology
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orthopedics (n.)

"act of curing or remedying deformities in the bodies of children or in persons generally," 1853, from orthopedic. Also see -ics. The form orthopaedy is attested from 1840, from French.

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Definitions of orthopedics

orthopedics (n.)
the branch of medical science concerned with disorders or deformities of the spine and joints;
Synonyms: orthopaedics
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