Definition of chiropody in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəˈräpədē/
Pronunciation: /SHəˈräpədē/


Another term for podiatry.
Example sentences
  • He has unveiled a three-year recovery plan that includes slashing prices and closing its laser eye treatment, dentist and chiropody clinics.
  • Participants spend three years at Waterloo studying kinesiology, and two years at Michener studying either chiropody or respiratory therapy.
  • Visiting services will be available such as physiotherapy, chiropody, occupational therapists and alternative therapists.



Pronunciation: /kəˈräpədəst/
Example sentences
  • The four bed unit combined the work of clinical nurse specialists, dermatologists, vascular surgeons, chiropodists, and social workers.
  • They will be attended by a diabetes nurse specialist, a dietician, a chiropodist, a physiotherapist and a Diabetes of Ireland resource officer.
  • A chiropodist will hold a clinic on Thursday, June 12, at 11 am in the Portmagee Community Centre.


Late 19th century: from chiro- 'hand' + Greek pous, pod- 'foot'.

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Syllabification: chi·rop·o·dy

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