[awr-thoh-ker-uh-tol-uh-jee] /ˌɔr θoʊˌkɛr əˈtɒl ə dʒi/
a technique for correcting refractive errors in vision by changing the shape of the cornea with the temporary use of progressively flatter hard contact lenses.
orthokeratology or·tho·ker·a·tol·o·gy (ôr’thō-kěr’ə-tŏl’ə-jē)
A method of improving unaided vision by molding the cornea with contact lenses.
- Ortho-kung t cell
Ortho-Kung T cell Or·tho-Kung T cell (ôr’thō-kŭng’) n. Any of various classes of cells recognizable to monoclonal antibodies of T cell antigens. Also called OKT cell.
noun any gene found in two or more species that can be traced to a common ancestor; specif. one of two homologous genes that is descended from a common ancestor, but which has evolved in a different way; also called orthologous gene
- Orthologous gene
noun See ortholog
orthomechanical or·tho·me·chan·i·cal (ôr’thō-mĭ-kān’ĭ-kəl) adj. Of or relating to a physical orthopedic device such as a brace, a prosthesis, or an orthotic appliance.