heterotaxis

[het-er-uh-tak-sis]
Also het·er·o·tax·i·a [het-er-uh-tak-see-uh] /ˌhɛt ər əˈtæk si ə/, het·er·o·tax·y.

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heterotaxis

heterotaxy or heterotaxia

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