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orthopaedics

noun [plural] uk UK specialized (US orthopedics)   /ˌɔː.θəˈpiː.dɪks/ us    /ˌɔːr.θə-/
the treatment or study of bones that have not grown correctly or that have been damagedMedical studies and the people who study them
(Definition of orthopaedics from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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