the profession dealing with the specialized care of the feet and, esp., with the treatment and prevention of foot disorders
Origin of podiatryfrom Classical Greek pous (gen. podos), foot + -iatry
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the human foot. Also called chiropody .
Origin of podiatryGreek pous pod- foot ; see ped- in Indo-European roots. -iatry
- (US, medicine) chiropody
From pod- +"Ž -iatry.