Heterotaxy
Heterotaxy Het"er*o*tax`y, n. [Hetero- + Gr. ? an arrangement, fr. ? to arrange.] (Biol.) Variation in arrangement from that existing in a normal form; heterogenous arrangement or structure, as, in botany, the deviation in position of the organs of a plant, from the ordinary or typical arrangement.

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