diorthosis

noun
di·or·tho·sis | \ˌdīˌȯrˈthōsə̇s\
plural diorthoses\-ōˌsēz \

Definition of diorthosis 

archaic

: a correcting or revision especially of a text

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History and Etymology for diorthosis

New Latin, from Greek diorthōsis correction, making straight, from diorthoun to correct, make straight, from dia- + orthoun to set straight, set upright, from orthos straight

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