[awr-thuh-nawr-muh l] /ˌɔr θəˈnɔr məl/
(of a system of functions) ; normalized.
(of a set of vectors) having the properties that any two vectors are perpendicular and that each vector has a length of one unit.
in mathematics, both orthogonal (vectors are mutually perpendicular) and normalized (multiplied by a constant factor)
[awr-thoh-noh-vuh m] /ˌɔr θoʊˈnoʊ vəm/ Pharmacology, Trademark. 1. a brand name for a tablet containing the progestogen norethindrone and an estrogen, used as an oral contraceptive.
[awr-thuh-pee-dik] /ˌɔr θəˈpi dɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to . /ˌɔːθəʊˈpiːdɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to orthopaedics 2. designed to help correct or ameliorate the discomfort of disorders of the spine and joints: orthopaedic mattresses adj. 1840, from French orthopédique, from orthopédie, coined by French physician Nicholas Andry (1658-1742), from Greek orthos “straight, […]
[awr-thuh-pee-diks] /ˌɔr θəˈpi dɪks/ noun 1. (used with a singular verb) the medical specialty concerned with correction of deformities or functional impairments of the skeletal system, especially the extremities and the spine, and associated structures, as muscles and ligaments. /ˌɔːθəʊˈpiːdɪks/ noun (functioning as sing) 1. the branch of surgery concerned with disorders of the spine […]
[awr-thuh-pee-dik] /ˌɔr θəˈpi dɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to . adj. 1840, from French orthopédique, from orthopédie, coined by French physician Nicholas Andry (1658-1742), from Greek orthos “straight, correct” (see ortho-) + paideia “rearing of children,” from pais (genitive paidos) “child” (see pedo-).