O&P (Orthotics & Prosthetics) Glossary

*Below is a list of medical dictionaries that were consulted in the making of this fact sheet. Many thanks are owed to the editors of both Stedman’s Medical Dictionary and Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, as well as to the compilers of numerous online amputation glossaries that were helpful during initial research. Pugh, Maureen Barlow, Barbara Werner, and Thomas W. Filardo, MD, eds. 2000. Stedman’s Medical Dictionary. 27th ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Venes, Donald, MD, and Clayton L. Thomas, MD, eds. 2001. Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. 19th ed. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company.