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monoclinal

[mon-uh-klahyn-l] /ˌmɒn əˈklaɪn l/
adjective
1.
noting, pertaining to, or composed of strata dipping in only one direction.
noun
2.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; mono- + Greek klī́n(ein) to incline + -al1
Related forms
monoclinally, adverb
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