chiropody
noun Etymology: chir- + pod-; from its original concern with both hands and feet Date: 1886 podiatrychiropodist noun

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  • Chiropody — Chirop ody, n. The art of treating diseases of the hands and feet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chiropody — ► NOUN ▪ the treatment of the feet and their ailments. DERIVATIVES chiropodist noun. ORIGIN from Greek kheir hand + pous foot …   English terms dictionary

  • chiropody — [kī räp′ə dē] n. [ CHIRO + POD + Y4] 1. Archaic treatment of hand and foot ailments, esp. corns, warts, etc. 2. PODIATRY chiropodist n …   English World dictionary

  • chiropody — [[t]kɪrɒ̱pədi[/t]] N UNCOUNT Chiropody is the professional treatment and care of people s feet. Syn: podiatry …   English dictionary

  • chiropody — /kəˈrɒpədi / (say kuh ropuhdee), /ʃəˈrɒpədi/ (say shuh ropuhdee) noun Obsolete the diagnosing and treatment of foot disorders. {chiro + Greek podia, from pous foot} Usage: The term podiatry is preferred by professional organisations in this area …   Australian English dictionary

  • chiropody — /ki rop euh dee, kuy / or, often, /sheuh /, n. podiatry. [1885 90; CHIRO + pody; see POD, Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • chiropody — noun The branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the feet Syn: podiatry …   Wiktionary

  • chiropody — SYN: podiatry. * * * chi·rop·o·dy kə räp əd ē, shə also kī n, pl dies PODIATRY chi·ro·po·di·al .kī rə pōd ē əl adj chi·rop·o·dist kə räp əd əst, shə also kī n * * * ( …   Medical dictionary

  • chiropody — chi|rop|o|dy [ kı rapədi ] noun uncount MAINLY BRITISH PODIATRY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chiropody — medical science of feet Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

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