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  • n. the act of setting a fracture or dislocation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In surgery, the reduction of a fracture or dislocation, or the restoration of crooked or distorted limbs to their proper shape.
  • n. A recension or critical edition of a literary work.


From Greek διορθώσις (rectification), from διορθόω (to set right) from ορθός (straight). (Wiktionary)


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