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adjective Medicine/Medical.
  1. pertaining to the feet.
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Origin of podalic

1885–90; podal of the feet (see pod-, -al1) + -ic
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Historical Examples

  • Among other things, he restored the forgotten practice of podalic version in cases where this procedure is necessary.

    An Epitome of the History of Medicine

    Roswell Park

podalic in Medicine


  1. Of or relating to the foot.
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