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podiatrist

 [po-di´ah-trist]
chiropodist; a specialist in podiatry.

po·di·a·trist

(pō-dī'ă-trist),
A practitioner of podiatry.
Synonym(s): chiropodist, podologist
[pod- + G. iatros, physician]

podiatrist

[pədī′ətrist]
a health professional who diagnoses and treats disorders of the feet. Podiatrists complete a 4-year postgraduate educational program leading to a degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.). Also called chiropodist in Canada.

podiatrist

A person trained in podiatry, who, in the US, has graduated from a 4-year education program in podiatry following college or university education; podiatrists are examined and licensed by a state’s medical board, have a title of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), and diagnose and treat diseases of the feet by medicine or surgery.

podiatrist

Chiropodist, podologist A person trained in podiatry, who, in the US, has graduated from a 4-yr education program in podiatry after graduating college or university; podiatrists are examined and licensed by a state's medical board, carry a title of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine–DPM, and diagnose and treat diseases of the feet by medicine or surgery. See Podiatry.

po·di·a·trist

(pŏ-dī'ă-trist)
A practitioner of podiatry.
Synonym(s): chiropodist.
[pod- + G. iatros, physician]

Podiatrist

A physician who specializes in the medical care and treatment of the human foot.
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podiatrist

chiropodist
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