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orthogenic

[awr-thuh-jen-ik]
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adjective
  1. Psychology. of, concerned with, or providing corrective treatment for mentally retarded or seriously disturbed children: orthogenic class.
  2. orthogenetic.

Origin of orthogenic

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British Dictionary definitions for orthogenic

orthogenic

adjective
  1. med relating to corrective procedures designed to promote healthy development
  2. of or relating to orthogenesis
Derived Formsorthogenically, adverb
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