orthotist
noun see orthotics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Orthotist — An orthotist is a person who measures, designs, fabricates, fits, or services orthoses, and/or assists in the formulation of orthoses. An orthosis is a device that is intended to be fitted to a person to correct a disability, or to support the… …   Wikipedia

  • orthotist — orthotics ► PLURAL NOUN (treated as sing. ) ▪ the branch of medicine concerned with the provision and use of artificial supports or braces. DERIVATIVES orthotic adjective & noun orthotist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • orthotist — See orthotic. * * * …   Universalium

  • orthotist — A maker and fitter of orthopaedic appliances. * * * or·thot·ist əst n a person specializing in orthotics * * * or·thot·ist (or thotґist) [Gr. orthōtēr a restorer or preserver] a person skilled in orthotics and practicing its application …   Medical dictionary

  • orthotist — or·tho·tist …   English syllables

  • orthotist — noun see orthotics * * * orˈthotist noun Someone skilled in orthotics • • • Main Entry: ↑ortho …   Useful english dictionary

  • orthotics — orthotist /awr thot ist, awr theuh tist/, n. /awr thot iks/, n. (used with a singular v.)a branch of medicine dealing with the making and fitting of orthotic devices. [1960 65; see ORTHOTIC, ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Orthotics — Not to be confused with Prosthetics. Orthotist , orthopaedic brace and ankle foot orthotic (AFO) redirect here, where they are dealt with in their respective sections. Two different braces used to treat scoliosis Orthotics (Greek: Ορθός, ortho,… …   Wikipedia

  • National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research — Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research Academic block Established 3 December 1975 Type Govt. of India, Research, Institution Director Dr. Sanjay Kumar Das Students 560 per yr …   Wikipedia

  • orthotics — noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1957 a branch of mechanical and medical science that deals with the design and fitting of orthotics • orthotic adjective • orthotist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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