Examples from the Web for podiatry
A Fissure is a crack and in podiatry, has special reference to a condition found in the toeweb.
Used in podiatry, as an antiseptic, as a disinfectant and as an anesthetic.
British Dictionary definitions for podiatry
Word Origin for podiatry
Word Origin and History for podiatry
1914, formed from Greek pod-, stem of pous "foot" (see foot (n.)) + iatreia "healing," from iatros "physician" (see -iatric). An attempt to supplant chiropody (see chiropodist) and distance the practice from the popular impression of unskilled corn-cutters. The National Association of Chiropodists changed its name to American Podiatry Association in 1958. Related: Podiatric; podiatrist.