Orthogenic



[awr-thuh-jen-ik] /ˌɔr θəˈdʒɛn ɪk/

adjective
1.
Psychology. of, concerned with, or providing corrective treatment for mentally retarded or seriously disturbed children:
orthogenic class.
2.
.
/ˌɔːθəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/
adjective
1.
(med) relating to corrective procedures designed to promote healthy development
2.
of or relating to orthogenesis

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