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The Term Orthopaedic origin

The term ‘orthopaedic’ was coined in 1741 by French physician Nicolas Andry (1658-1742) from Greek words ortho (straight) and paideia (child), as his book was about non-surgical methods to prevent and correct skeletal deformities in children. The frontispiece is now iconic. pic.twitter.com/tInbsld1Ee — Legends Of Surgery (@SurgeryLegends) April 5, 2023 The term “orthopedic” has its… Read More »