ortopédico
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ortopédico(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (medicine)
a. orthopedic
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Nuestra tienda está especializada en calzado ortopédico.Our store specializes in orthopedic shoes.
b. orthopaedic (United Kingdom)
La Dra. Lamela es una reputada cirujana ortopédica.Dr. Lamela is a highly reputed orthopaedic surgeon.
c. artificial (limb)
Hay atletas paralímpicos que corren o nadan con ayuda de piernas artificiales.Some Paralympic athletes can run or swim with the aid of artificial legs.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (orthopedics expert)
a. orthopedist
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Un ortopédico le está tratando su problema de movilidad en las piernas.An orthopedist is treating the mobility problem in her legs.
b. orthopaedist (United Kingdom)
Para la elección del calzado adecuado, consulte a su ortopédico.To choose the right shoes, consult with your orthopaedist.
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ortopédico
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (zapato, corsé)
a. orthopedic
pierna ortopédicaartificial leg
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ortopédico
adjective
orthopaedic; orthopedic; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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