Definition of orthopaedic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

orthopaedic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌɔːθəˈpiːdɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɔːrθəˈpiːdɪk//
 
(especially US English orthopedic)
 
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connected with the branch of medicine concerned with injuries and diseases of the bones or muscles an orthopaedic surgeon/hospital orthopaedic surgery