diorthosis

diorthosis

(ˌdaɪɔːˈθəʊsɪs)
n
1. surgery the act or process of straightening something, esp a deformity in something
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) formal the act or process of revising a literary text
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The point of departure for such a study could be the tradition of western philology: since Antiquity, it has defined itself as diorthosis or emendatio, that is, `correction'.