Glossary O

Original sin refers to the idea that children are inherently selfish egoists who must by controlled by society

Original word game is defined as a game in which adults teach children the names of words. Children point to an object and say, "What's that?" and the adult supplies the name.
Originator compatibility is the compatibility between group members, as described by William Schutz, which occurs when individuals who wish to express inclusion , control , or affection within the group are matched with individuals who wish to receive inclusion, control, or affection from others.
Ortho Evra patch refers to a thin, peach-colored patch that sticks to the skin and time releases synthetic estrogen and progestin into the bloodstream to inhibit ovulation, increase cervical mucus, and render the uterus inhospitable Ortho Evra patch is also referred to as the "Patch"
Orthography is defined as the representation of a sound by written or printed symbols.

- OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) : OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea ) refers to a type of sleep Apnea in which the muscles in the throat collapse, blocking the airway.
OSHA acronym for Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a United States federal agency.

Osmotic pressure is the tendency of water to flow across a semi-permeable membrane from the area of low solute concentration to the area of high solute concentration

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