variant of -taxis: heterotaxy.

< Greek -taxia. See taxis1, -y3

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-taxis or -taxy
n combining form
1.  indicating movement towards or away from a specified stimulus: thermotaxis
2.  order or arrangement: phyllotaxis
[from New Latin, from Greek taxis order]
-taxy or -taxy
n combining form
[from New Latin, from Greek taxis order]
-tactic or -taxy
adj combining form
-taxic or -taxy
adj combining form

n combining form
a variant of -taxis

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