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heterotaxis

[het-er-uh-tak-sis] /ˌhɛt ər əˈtæk sɪs/
noun
1.
abnormal or irregular arrangement, as of parts of the body, geological strata, etc.
Also, heterotaxia
[het-er-uh-tak-see-uh] /ˌhɛt ər əˈtæk si ə/ (Show IPA),
heterotaxy.
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British Dictionary definitions for heterotaxia

heterotaxis

/ˌhɛtərəʊˈtæksɪs/
noun
1.
an abnormal or asymmetrical arrangement of parts, as of the organs of the body or the constituents of a rock
Derived Forms
heterotactic, heterotactous, heterotaxic, adjective
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heterotaxia in Medicine

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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