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- n. Archaic form of orthopedics.
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- n. Same as orthopedics.
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“Do they give lectures on orthopedy and intellectual gymnastics?” asked Merlin.
All the bodily defects and deformities that orthopedy treats, give but a feeble idea of the humps, the tortuosities, the dislocations we have inflicted upon ourselves in order to depart from simple common sense; and at our own expense we learn that one does not deform himself with impunity.
There cobblers lecture on orthopedy (whatsoever that may be) because they cannot sell their shoes; and poets on Æsthetics (whatsoever that may be) because they cannot sell their poetry.
"Do they give lectures on orthopedy and intellectual gymnastics?" asked Merlin.
Integrating information from physics, chemistry, and the biological sciences, presents a comprehensive survey of surface phenomena in living bodies for readers at an advanced undergraduate or higher level in medicine, dentistry, pathology, and orthopedy.