Orthotic meaning

ôr-thŏtĭk
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An orthopedic appliance designed to straighten or support a body part.
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Of or relating to orthotics.
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Of or having to do with orthotics.

An orthotic shoe.

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Any brace, support, insert, or other orthopedic device used in orthotics.
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An orthopedic appliance designed to straighten or support a body part.
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Of or relating to orthotics.
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Origin of orthotic

  • From New Latin orthōsis orthōt- artificial support, brace from Greek a straightening from orthoun to straighten from orthos straight

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition