Orthopedy
Orthopedy Or*thop"e*dy, n. [Ortho- + Gr. ?, ?, a child.] (Med.) Same as {orthopedics}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Remedy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Remedy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 remedy remedy help redress Sgm: N 1 anthelmintic anthelmintic Sgm: N 1 antidote antidote antifebrile antipoison counterpoison antitoxin antispasmodic …   English dictionary for students

  • orthopedist — 1853, from orthopedy (1840), from Fr. orthopédie (18c.); see ORTHOPEDIC (Cf. orthopedic) …   Etymology dictionary

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