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English definition of “orthopaedic”

orthopaedic

adjective [before noun] UK specialized (mainly US orthopedic)     /ˌɔː.θəˈpiː.dɪk/ US  /ˌɔːr.θə-/
relating to orthopaedics: an orthopaedic surgeon/specialist/hospitalMedical studies and the people who study them designed to prevent or treat bone injuries: an orthopaedic mattress orthopaedic shoesDescribing medical treatment generally
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