Definition of Homotaxis

1. n. Similarly in arrangement of parts; -- the opposite of heterotaxy.



Definition of Homotaxis

1. Noun. (biology) similarity in arrangement of parts ¹

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Definition of Homotaxis

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Medical Definition of Homotaxis

1. Similarly in arrangement of parts; the opposite of heterotaxy. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. The same + arrangement. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homotaxis

homospory
homostatic
homosteroid
homosteroids
homostructure
homostyled
homostylic
homostylies
homostylous
homostyly
homosystemic
homotaurin
homotaurine
homotaxes
homotaxic
homotaxis (current term)
homotaxy
homotetramer
homotetrameric
homotetramers
homothallism
homothallisms
homothecy
homothermal
homothermic
homothermous
homothet
homothetic
homotheticities

Literary usage of Homotaxis

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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1889)
"(2) On homotaxis. By JE MARR, MAA Introduction of the term. The difficulty of proving thai contemporaneity of rocks by their included fossils was shewn bf ..."

2. The Student's Handbook of Stratigraphical Geology by Alfred John Jukes-Browne (1902)
"Synchronism and homotaxis.—It was stated in Chapter I. that when two districts are physically separated from one another we have to rely entirely on ..."

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