miogeosyncline

noun
mio·​geosyncline | \ ¦mī(ˌ)ō+ \

Definition of miogeosyncline

: a comparatively stable geosyncline in which sediments accumulate without contemporaneous volcanism — compare eugeosyncline

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History and Etymology for miogeosyncline

International Scientific Vocabulary mi- + geosyncline

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“Miogeosyncline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miogeosyncline. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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