the surgical correction of deformities or malpositions of the jaw.
[awr-thog-nuh-thuh s] /ɔrˈθɒg nə θəs/ adjective, Craniometry. 1. straight-jawed; having the profile of the face vertical or nearly so; having a gnathic index below 98. /ɔːˈθɒɡnəθəs/ adjective 1. (anatomy) having normally aligned jaws
[awr-thog-uh-nl] /ɔrˈθɒg ə nl/ adjective 1. Mathematics. 2. Crystallography. referable to a rectangular set of axes. /ɔːˈθɒɡənəl/ adjective 1. relating to, consisting of, or involving right angles; perpendicular 2. (maths) adj. 1570s, from French orthogonal, from orthogone, from Late Latin orthogonius, from Greek orthogonios “right-angled,” from ortho- “straight” (see ortho-) + gonia “angle,” related to […]
- Orthogonal instruction set
architecture An instruction set where all (or most) instructions have the same format and all registers and addressing modes can be used interchangeably – the choices of op code, register, and addressing mode are mutually independent (loosely speaking, the choices are “orthogonal”). This contrasts with some early Intel microprocessors where only certain registers could be […]
[awr-thog-uh-nl-ahyz] /ɔrˈθɒg ə nlˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), orthogonalized, orthogonalizing. Mathematics. 1. to make (vectors, functions, etc.) .