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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (field of study)
a. orthopedics (plural)
Regionalism used in the United States
El médico que me sugirió utilizar una prótesis está especializado en ortopedia.The doctor who suggested that I use a prosthesis specializes in orthopedics.
b. orthopaedics (plural) (United Kingdom)
Cuando a Juan le diagnosticaron bursitis, los médicos le derivaron a la sección de ortopedia.When Juan was diagnosed with bursitis, he was referred to the orthopaedics department.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
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