noun see orthopedics

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  • Orthopedist — Or*thop e*dist, n. (Med.) One who prevents, cures, or remedies deformities, esp. in children. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • orthopedist — See orthopedic. * * * …   Universalium

  • orthopedist — noun An orthopedic surgeon …   Wiktionary

  • Orthopedist — An orthopaedic surgeon, orthopaedics being the branch of surgery broadly concerned with the skeletal system (bones). Orthopedics is how this field of surgery is listed under Physicians & Surgeons in the telephone Yellow Pages in Jacksonville,… …   Medical dictionary

  • orthopedist — Synonyms and related words: anesthesiologist, cardiologist, chiropodist, dermatologist, eye doctor, eye ear nose throat specialist, geriatrician, gerontologist, gynecologist, immunologist, internist, neurologist, obstetrician, oculist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • orthopedist — or|tho|pe|dist also orthopaedist BrE [ˌo:θəˈpi:dıst US ˌo:r ] n a doctor with special training in orthopedics …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • orthopedist — or|tho|pe|dist [ ,ɔrθə pidıst ] noun count a doctor whose job is to treat injuries or diseases affecting people s bones, muscles, JOINTS, and LIGAMENTS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • orthopedist — n. doctor of orthopedics (branch of surgery dealing with deformities, diseases and injuries of the bones and joints),or·tho pe·dist || ‚ɔrθə pɪːdɪst /‚ɔː …   English contemporary dictionary

  • orthopedist — noun (C) a doctor with special training in orthopedics …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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