orthopaedics

US orthopedics

/ (ˌɔːθəʊˈpiːdɪks) /

noun (functioning as singular)

the branch of surgery concerned with disorders of the spine and joints and the repair of deformities of these parts
dental orthopaedics another name for orthodontics

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Derived forms of orthopaedics

orthopaedist or US orthopedist, noun
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