heterotaxis

heterotaxis
n. [Gr. heteros, different; taxis, arrangement]
Abnormal arrangement of parts or organs.

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  • heterotaxis — [het΄ər ō tak′sis] n. [ModL < HETERO + Gr taxis, arrangement: see TAXIS] an abnormal position or arrangement, as of rock strata or organs of the body: also heterotaxia [het΄ər ō΄taksē ə, het΄ər ə taksē ə] or heterotaxy heterotactic [het΄ər… …   English World dictionary

  • Heterotaxis —   Heterotaxis Het …   Wikipedia Español

  • heterotaxis — /het euhr euh tak sis/, n. abnormal or irregular arrangement, as of parts of the body, geological strata, etc. Also, heterotaxia /het euhr euh tak see euh/, heterotaxy. [HETERO + TAXIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • heterotaxis — noun An abnormal structural arrangement See Also: heterotaxic …   Wiktionary

  • heterotaxis — het·ero·tax·is (het″ər o takґsis) heterotaxia …   Medical dictionary

  • heterotaxis — n. abnormal distribution of parts, irregular arrangement, heterotaxia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heterotaxis — het·er·o·tax·is …   English syllables

  • heterotaxis — /hɛtəroʊˈtæksəs/ (say hetuhroh taksuhs) noun abnormal or irregular arrangement, as of parts of the body, geological strata, etc. (opposed to homotaxis). Also, heterotaxy. {hetero + taxis} –heterotaxic, heterotactic, adjective …  

  • heterotaxis —   n. abnormality in arrangement.    ♦ heterotactic,    ♦ heterotactous,    ♦ heterotaxic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • heterotaxis — …   Useful english dictionary

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