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orthotic

 [or-thot´ik]
serving to protect or to restore or improve function; pertaining to the use or application of an orthosis.

orthotic

/or·thot·ic/ (or-thot´ik) serving to protect or to restore or improve function; pertaining to the use or application of an orthosis.

orthotic

(ôr-thŏt′ĭk)
n.
An orthopedic appliance designed to straighten or support a body part.
adj.
Of or relating to orthotics.

orthotic

[ôrthot′ik]
Etymology: Gk, orthos, straight
pertaining to orthosis.

or·thot·ic

(ōr-thot'ik)
1. Pertaining to orthotics.
2. An orthotic appliance.

Orthotic

A device or brace to control, correct, or compensate for a bone deformity.
Mentioned in: Bunion

or·thot·ic

(ōr-thot'ik)
1. Pertaining to orthotics.
2. An orthotic appliance.

orthotic (ôr´thot´ik),

n an orthopedic brace used to repair or support a joint or muscle in the body. Also called
orthosis.

orthotic

serving to protect or to restore or improve function; pertaining to the use or application of an orthosis.
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