[ awr-thuh-pee-dik ]
/ ˌɔr θəˈpi dɪk /
of or relating to orthopedics.
- orthomorphic projection,
Origin of orthopedic
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/ (ˌɔːθəʊˈpiːdɪk) /
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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1840, from French orthopédique, from orthopédie, coined by French physician Nicholas Andry (1658-1742), from Greek orthos "straight, correct" (see ortho-) + paideia "rearing of children," from pais (genitive paidos) "child" (see pedo-).
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