Definición de orthosis en inglés:

orthosis

Silabificación: or·tho·sis
Pronunciación: /ôrˈTHōsis
 
/

sustantivo (plural orthoses /-ˌsēz/)

Medicine
1The correction of disorders of the limbs or spine by use of braces and other devices to correct alignment or provide support.
1.1A brace or other such device; orthotic.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There is widespread use of several semirigid orthoses made of cloth or plastic to prevent ankle sprains.
  • In the orthosis group, nearly all patients reported using their orthosis for about 5.5 hours each day for six days of the week.
  • It can be treated conservatively with an orthosis (support for the foot), rest and physiotherapy.

Origen

1950s: from Greek orthōsis 'making straight', from orthoun 'set straight'.

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