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English definition of “orthopaedics”

orthopaedics

noun [plural] 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 damaged Medical studies and the people who study them
(Definition of orthopaedics noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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