homotaxial

homotaxis

[hoh-muh-tak-sis, hom-uh-]
noun
a similarity of arrangement, as of geologic strata or fossil assemblages that have the same relative position but are not necessarily contemporaneous.
Also, homotaxy.


Origin:
1860–65; homo- + -taxis

homotaxic, homotaxial [hoh-muh-tak-see-uhl, hom-uh-] , adjective
homotaxially, adverb
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homotaxis (ˌhəʊməʊˈtæksɪs, ˌhɒm-)
 
n
similarity of composition and arrangement in rock strata of different ages or in different regions
 
homo'taxic
 
adj
 
homo'taxial
 
adj
 
homo'taxially
 
adv

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