Orthopraxy Or"tho*prax`y, n. [Gr. 'orqo`s straight + ? a doing.] (Med.) The treatment of deformities in the human body by mechanical appliances. [1913 Webster]

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  • orthopraxy — or·tho·praxy ȯr thə .prak sē n, pl prax·ies the correction of physical deformities by means of mechanical appliances * * * or·tho·praxy (orґtho prak″se) [ortho + Gr. prassein to make] the mechanical correction of deformities …   Medical dictionary

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  • orthopraxis —  / orthopraxy  Ортопраксис …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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