homotaxis

noun
homo·​tax·​is

Definition of homotaxis

: similarity in arrangement especially : similarity in fossil content and in order of arrangement of stratified deposits that are not necessarily contemporaneous

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History and Etymology for homotaxis

New Latin, from hom- + -taxis

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“Homotaxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homotaxis. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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