• synonyms


[ puh-dahy-uh-trist, poh- ]
/ pəˈdaɪ ə trɪst, poʊ- /


a person qualified to diagnose and treat foot disorders.

Nearby words

podgorica, podgorny, podgorny, nikolai viktorovich, podgy, podiatric medicine, podiatrist, podiatry, podite, poditic, podium, podo-

Origin of podiatrist

First recorded in 1910–15; podiatr(y) + -ist
Also called chiropodist.
Can be confusedpediatrician podiatrist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for podiatrist

  • Murray said he got a podiatrist to come to the house to help.

    The Fight Over Jackson's Health|Diane Dimond|October 12, 2011|DAILY BEAST