pedopathy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed as ped- (foot) +‎ -o- +‎ -pathy (disease); an etymological hybrid equivalent to the Latin pēs (foot) + the Ancient Greek πάθος (páthos, suffering).

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Noun[edit]

pedopathy (uncountable)

  1. (nonstandard, rare) Pathology of the foot. (Properly *podopathy.)
    • 1990, Saudi Medical Journal, volume 11, page 15
      5. Pedopathy (diabetic foot)
    • 2004, Svetolik P. Djordjević, Dictionary of Medicine: French–English with English–French Glossary, page 24
      affinage…des pieds: pedopathy ⟨any disease of the foot⟩

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