heterotaxia

heterotaxis

[het-er-uh-tak-sis]
noun
abnormal or irregular arrangement, as of parts of the body, geological strata, etc.
Also, heterotaxia [het-er-uh-tak-see-uh] , heterotaxy.


Origin:
hetero- + -taxis

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heterotaxis, heterotaxy or heterotaxia (ˌhɛtərəʊˈtæksɪs)
 
n
an abnormal or asymmetrical arrangement of parts, as of the organs of the body or the constituents of a rock
 
heterotaxy, heterotaxy or heterotaxia
 
n
 
heterotaxia, heterotaxy or heterotaxia
 
n
 
hetero'tactic, heterotaxy or heterotaxia
 
adj
 
hetero'tactous, heterotaxy or heterotaxia
 
adj
 
hetero'taxic, heterotaxy or heterotaxia
 
adj

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heterotaxia het·er·o·tax·i·a (hět'ə-rō-tāk'sē-ə)
n.
Abnormal arrangement of organs or parts of the body in relation to one another.

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