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orthopedic

or or·tho·pae·dic

[ awr-thuh-pee-dik ]
/ ˌɔr θəˈpi dɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to orthopedics.

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Origin of orthopedic

1830–40; ortho- + Greek paid- (stem of paîs) child + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM orthopedic

or·tho·pe·di·cal·ly, adverbnon·or·tho·pe·dic, adjective
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