Meaning of “orthopaedics” in the English Dictionary

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"orthopaedics" in British English

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orthopaedicsnoun [ plural ]

UK specialized US orthopedics uk /ˌɔː.θəˈpiː.dɪks/ us /ˌɔːr.θəˈpiː.dɪks/

the treatment or study of bones that have not grown correctly or that have been damaged

(Definition of “orthopaedics” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)