[sing-kluh-nawr-ee-uh m, -nohr-]
- a regional structure of general synclinal form that includes a series of smaller folds.
Origin of synclinorium
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- a vast elongated syncline with its strata further folded into anticlines and synclines
Word Origin for synclinorium
C19: New Latin, from syncline + -orium, suffix indicating a place
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