Orthotics



[awr-thot-iks] /ɔrˈθɒt ɪks/

noun
1.
(used with a singular verb) a branch of medicine dealing with the making and fitting of devices.
[awr-thot-ik] /ɔrˈθɒt ɪk/
noun
1.
Also, orthosis. a device or support, especially for the foot, used to relieve or correct an orthopedic problem.
adjective
2.
of or relating to .
/ɔːˈθɒtɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the provision and use of artificial or mechanical aids, such as braces, to prevent or assist movement of weak or injured joints or muscles

orthotics or·thot·ics (ôr-thŏt’ĭks)
n.
The science that deals with the use of specialized mechanical devices to support or to supplement weakened or abnormal joints or limbs. Also called orthetics.

orthotic or·thot·ic (ôr-thŏt’ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to orthotics. n.
An orthopedic appliance designed to straighten or support a body part.

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