orthopedic orthopedic  /ˌɔr θə ˈpi dɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to orthopedics

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The supply of orthopedic surgeons will increase only 2% between 2000 and 2020, despite soaring demand for their services.
  2. In the more than 20 years I've practiced orthopedic surgery, I have come to recognize some common problems that plague patients, many of which are generally preventable.
  3. The orthopedic clinic at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center is a great value.

News

  1. Beaumont Hospital remembers chairman of Orthopedic Surgery

    Harry Herkowitz, chairman of Orthopedic Surgery at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, died following a heart attack last week.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  2. Research and Markets: Norway Orthopedic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2018

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Norway Orthopedic Devices Investment Opportunities, An
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Orthopedic Surgeons to Provide Care at Fairmont General Emergency Department

    Delphi Healthcare will provide orthopedic surgeons to cover the emergency department all day, every day.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WBOY Clarksburg

Quotes

  1. Paltrow writes, "I suffered a pretty severe Tibial plateau fracture a few years ago (requiring surgery) which lead the orthopedic surgeon to give me a bone scan, at which point it was discovered I had the beginning stages of osteopenia. This led my...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Gwyneth Paltrow Source: San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

  2. "We have agreed to terms on a contract with Daunte Culpepper, pending completion of a non-orthopedic physical," said Marinelli in his post-game press conference. "We still need to work out final details. He is not signed yet."
    on Nov 2, 2008 By: Rod Marinelli Source: Sports Network

  3. "JD was tested extensively today to rule out any orthopedic problems," Francona said. "All the blood work and scans came back reassuring. Some haven't come back yet, but we're trying to exhaust every possibility just to do our homework, and...
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Terry Francona Source: Boston Herald

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