centroclinal

adjective
cen·​tro·​clinal | \ -¦klīnᵊl \

Definition of centroclinal

of geologic strata
: dipping toward a common point or center opposed to quaquaversal

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History and Etymology for centroclinal

centr- + -clinal

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“Centroclinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/centroclinal. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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