Definitions for orthopedist
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or•tho•pe•dicsˌɔr θəˈpi dɪks(n.)
(used with a sing. v.) the medical specialty concerned with correction of deformities or functional impairments of the skeletal system, esp. the extremities and the spine, and associated structures, as muscles and ligaments.
Origin of orthopedics:
1850–55; ortho - + Gk paid- (s. of paîs) child
a specialist in correcting deformities of the skeletal system (especially in children)
An orthopedic surgeon