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heterotactic

[het-er-uh-tak-tik]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characterized by heterotaxis.
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Also het·er·o·tac·tous, het·er·o·tax·ic [het-er-uh-tak-sik] /ˌhɛt ər əˈtæk sɪk/.

Origin of heterotactic

hetero- + Greek takt(ós) fixed, ordered, arranged (Compare tássein to arrange) + -ic
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Examples from the Web for heterotaxic

Historical Examples

  • The Heterotaxic group are persons whose left or right organs are reversed in position.

    The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation

    Austin O'Malley


heterotaxic in Medicine

heterotaxic

(hĕt′ə-rō-tăksĭk)
adj.
  1. Abnormally placed or arranged.
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