Definition of AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons): The professional organization of American orthopedists. Literally, the practice of bone straightening, orthopedics is the branch of surgery that is broadly concerned with the skeletal system (bones).

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