orthopaedics

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orthopaedics

(US), orthopedics
1. the branch of surgery concerned with disorders of the spine and joints and the repair of deformities of these parts
2. dental orthopaedics another name for orthodontics
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The sheer numbers of the wounded compelled orthopaedists to attempt bold new surgical techniques, resulting in amazing advances in treatment," notes William W.
The report also offers a few surprises such as the fact that six out of ten respondents think radiologists should provide 3D visualization with the reports and that seven out of ten respondents think the images sent to orthopaedists should be taken with a calibration marker.