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heterotactic

[het-er-uh-tak-tik] /ˌhɛt ər əˈtæk tɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characterized by heterotaxis.
Also, heterotactous, heterotaxic
[het-er-uh-tak-sik] /ˌhɛt ər əˈtæk sɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of heterotactic
hetero- + Greek takt(ós) fixed, ordered, arranged (Compare tássein to arrange) + -ic
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heterotaxic het·er·o·tax·ic (hět'ə-rō-tāk'sĭk)
adj.
Abnormally placed or arranged.

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