Heterotactous
Heterotactous Het`er*o*tac"tous, a. (Biol.) Relating to, or characterized by, heterotaxy. [1913 Webster]

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  • heterotactous — See heterotactic. * * * …   Universalium

  • heterotactous — het·er·o·tac·tous …   English syllables

  • heterotactous — adjective see heterotactic …   Useful english dictionary

  • heterotactic — /het euhr euh tak tik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characterized by heterotaxis. Also, heterotactous, heterotaxic /het euhr euh tak sik/. [HETERO + Gk takt(ós) fixed, ordered, arranged (Compare TÁSSEIN to arrange) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

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

  • 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

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