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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)