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Meaning of HETEROTAXY

Pronunciation:  'heturow`taksee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any abnormal position of the organs of the body
 

HETEROTAXY is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: transposition
 
 See Also: abnormal condition, abnormalcy, abnormality

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Het"er*o*tax`y\, n. [Hetero- + Gr. ? an arrangement,
fr. ? to arrange.] (Biol.)
Variation in arrangement from that existing in a normal form;
heterogenous arrangement or structure, as, in botany, the
deviation in position of the organs of a plant, from the
ordinary or typical arrangement.

 

 

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