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heterotaxis

[het-er-uh-tak-sis] /ˌhɛt ər əˈtæk sɪs/
noun
1.
abnormal or irregular arrangement, as of parts of the body, geological strata, etc.
Also, heterotaxia
[het-er-uh-tak-see-uh] /ˌhɛt ər əˈtæk si ə/ (Show IPA),
heterotaxy.
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heterotaxis

/ˌhɛtərəʊˈtæksɪs/
noun
1.
an abnormal or asymmetrical arrangement of parts, as of the organs of the body or the constituents of a rock
Derived Forms
heterotactic, heterotactous, heterotaxic, adjective
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