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orthopaedic

US orthopedic

/ (ˌɔːθəʊˈpiːdɪk) /
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adjective
of or relating to orthopaedics
designed to help correct or ameliorate the discomfort of disorders of the spine and jointsorthopaedic mattresses
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How to use orthopaedic in a sentence

  • The house in which we lived stood in a garden and was really an orthopaedic institution for girls.

    My Autobiography|F. Max Mller
  • And now we've got an admission for him to the Orthopaedic hospital.

    Elizabeth's Campaign|Mrs. Humphrey Ward
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