[awr-thoh-sis] /ɔrˈθoʊ sɪs/

noun, plural orthoses
[awr-thoh-seez] /ɔrˈθoʊ siz/ (Show IPA)
Medicine/Medical. the correction of orthopedic maladjustments.
an orthotic.
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
an artificial or mechanical aid, such as a brace, to support or assist movement of a weak or injured part of the body

orthosis or·tho·sis (ôr-thō’sĭs)
n. pl. or·tho·ses (-sēz)
An external orthopedic appliance that prevents or assists the movement of the spine or limbs.


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