po|di|a|trist [pəˈdaıətrıst] n
[Date: 1900-2000; : Greek; Origin: pous 'foot']
especially AmE a doctor who takes care of people's feet and treats foot diseases
British Equivalent: chiropodist
>podiatry n [U]

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  • podiatrist — /peuh duy euh trist, poh /, n. a person qualified to diagnose and treat foot disorders. Also called chiropodist. [1910 15; PODIATR(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

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  • podiatrist — noun (C) especially AmE someone who looks after people s feet and treats foot diseases; chiropodist especially BrE podiatry noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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