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podiatry

 [po-di´ah-tre]
the specialized field dealing with the study and care of the foot, including its anatomy, pathology, medical and surgical treatment, and other aspects. adj., adj podiat´ric.

po·di·a·try

(pō-dī'ă-trē),
The specialty concerned with the diagnosis and/or medical, surgical, mechanical, physical, and adjunctive treatment of the diseases, injuries, and defects of the human foot.
[pod- + G. iatreia, medical treatment]

podiatry

/po·di·a·try/ (pah-di´ah-tre) chiropody; the specialized field dealing with the study and care of the foot, including its anatomy, pathology, medicinal and surgical treatment, etc.podiat´ric

podiatry

(pə-dī′ə-trē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the human foot. Also called chiropody.

po′di·at′ric (pō′dē-ăt′rĭk) adj.
po·di′a·trist n.

podiatry

[pədī′ətrē]
Etymology: Gk, pous + iatros, healer
the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and other disorders of the feet. Also called chiropody in Canada.

podiatry

The field of healthcare dedicated to understanding the anatomy, mechanics and pathology of the foot, and the diagnosis and treatment of its diseases

podiatry

Chiropody, podology The field of health care dedicated to understanding the anatomy, mechanics, and pathology of the foot, and diagnosis and treatment of its diseases. See Podiatris.

po·di·a·try

(pŏ-dī'ă-trē)
The health care specialty concerned with the diagnosis or medical, surgical, mechanical, physical, and adjunct treatment of the diseases, injuries, and defects of the human foot.
Synonym(s): chiropody, podiatric medicine.

podiatry

Chiropody. Currently the usage is mainly American.

Podiatry

A medical specialty concerned with treating diseases, injuries, and malformations of the feet.
Mentioned in: Bunion

po·di·a·try

(pŏ-dī'ă-trē)
The health care specialty concerned with the human foot.
Synonym(s): chiropody.
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