Definition of orthogenic in US English:

orthogenic

adjective

  • 1Biology= "orthogenetic".

  • 2Leading to or promoting good health; (specifically in Psychology) concerned with or relating to the use of remedial procedures in the education of children with learning difficulties.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Science. From ortho- + -genic.

Pronunciation

orthogenic

/ˌɔːθə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk/