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/ ɔrˈθɒt ɪk /
Also orthosis. a device or support, especially for the foot, used to relieve or correct an orthopedic problem.
of or relating to orthotics.
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Medical definitions for orthotic
[ ôr-thŏt′ĭk ]
Of or relating to orthotics.
An orthopedic appliance designed to straighten or support a body part.
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