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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [awr-thuh-pee-diks]
    • /ˌɔr θəˈpi dɪks/
    • /ɔːθəʊˈpiːdɪst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-thuh-pee-diks]
    • /ˌɔr θəˈpi dɪks/

Definitions of orthopedist word

  • noun orthopedist (used with a singular verb) the medical specialty concerned with correction of deformities or functional impairments of the skeletal system, especially the extremities and the spine, and associated structures, as muscles and ligaments. 1
  • noun orthopedist An orthopedic surgeon. 1
  • noun orthopedist specialist in skeletal disorders 1

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Origin of orthopedist

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55; See origin at orthopedic, -ics

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Parts of speech for Orthopedist


orthopedist popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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