follow Dictionary.com

9 Grammatical Pitfalls

orthogenetic

[awr-thoh-juh-net-ik] /ˌɔr θoʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or exhibiting orthogenesis.
Origin of orthogenetic
1895-1900
1895-1900; < New Latin orthogenet- (stem of orthogenesis) orthogenesis + -ic
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for orthogenetic
  • On the basis of the revision, the orthogenetic law of developmental progression is explicitly derived.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for orthogenetic

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for orthogenetic

0
20
Scrabble Words With Friends