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  • noun An orthopedist.

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  • noun informal, medicine An orthopaedic surgeon

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  • an orthopedist.

    June 27, 2007

  • "The medical director of an Indianapolis clinic recalled one prospective patient who phoned to ask whether the clinic had a back door. He said no. How, she asked, could she get inside without being seen by fellow picketers outside? Pointing out that two orthopedists practiced with him, the doctor told the woman 'she could limp and say she was coming to see the orthopods.'"

    - 'Abortion Clinic's Toughest Cases', Medical World News, 9 March 1987.

    November 18, 2008