miogeosyncline

noun

mio·​geosyncline
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: a comparatively stable geosyncline in which sediments accumulate without contemporaneous volcanism compare eugeosyncline

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary mi- + geosyncline

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“Miogeosyncline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miogeosyncline. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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