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[ki-rop-uh-dee, kahy- or, often, shuh-] /kɪˈrɒp ə di, kaɪ- or, often, ʃə-/

the treatment of the feet, esp the treatment of corns, verrucas, etc

chiropody chi·rop·o·dy (kĭ-rŏp’ə-dē, shĭ-)
See podiatry.


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