orthogenic

orthogenic

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

Origin:
ortho- + -genic

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orthogenic (ˌɔːθəʊˈdʒɛnɪk)
 
adj
1.  med relating to corrective procedures designed to promote healthy development
2.  of or relating to orthogenesis
 
ortho'genically
 
adv

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