Definition of Orthopedics

1. Noun. The branch of medical science concerned with disorders or deformities of the spine and joints.

Exact synonyms: Orthopaedics
Examples of category: Traction
Generic synonyms: Medical Science
Derivative terms: Orthopaedist, Orthopedical, Orthopedist



Definition of Orthopedics

1. Noun. (medicine) The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention or correction of disorders of the bones and associated muscles and joints ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orthopedics

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Medical Definition of Orthopedics

1. Literally, the practice of child straightening, orthopedics is the branch of surgery broadly concerned with the skeletal system (bones). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthopedics

orthopaedical
orthopaedics
orthopaedist
orthopaedists
orthopathy
orthopedic
orthopedic bed
orthopedic equipment
orthopedic fixation devices
orthopedic nursing
orthopedic procedures
orthopedic shoe
orthopedic surgeon
orthopedical
orthopedically
orthopedics (current term)
orthopedist
orthopedists
orthopedy
orthopercussion
orthoperiodate
orthophemistic
orthophenylene
orthophenylphenol
orthophony
orthophoria
orthophoric
orthophosphate
orthophosphates
orthophosphoric

Literary usage of Orthopedics

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1. Psychology Applied to Medicine: Introductory Studies by David Washburn Wells (1907)
"Drugs, surgery, orthopedics, electricity, ... as orthopedics. In all of these well-recognized divisions of therapeutics there is ..."

2. The Treatment of war wounds by William Williams Keen (1918)
"BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SOME IMPORTANT BOOKS AND PAPERS ON MILITARY orthopedics Jones: ... Jones: Notes on Military orthopedics. Mayer: Orthopedic Treatment of ..."

3. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1872)
"Plastics and orthopedics.—A report from the Transactions of the Illinois State Medical Society for 1871. By David Prince, MD This report is a full and ..."

4. Transactions of the American Therapeutic Society by American Therapeutic Society, Albert Ernest Gallant, Peter Brynberg Porter (1905)
"RECENT ADVANCES IN orthopedics. DR. RA HIBBS, New York: In selecting a subject for this paper it seemed to me that I could do no better than call the ..."

5. Buffalo Medical Journal (1872)
"Plastics and orthopedics: A Report re-published from the transactions of the Illinois State Medical Society for 1871. ..."

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