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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the human foot. Also called chiropody.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. ,(medicine) chiropody

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of medicine concerned with the feet

Etymologies

Greek pous, pod-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots + -iatry.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From pod- + -iatry. (Wiktionary)

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