Heterotaxy: The abnormal placement of organs due to failure to establish the normal left-right patterning during embryonic development. The morbidity (disease) and mortality (death) from heterotaxy are caused by congenital defects, especially congenital heart disease. Mutations in the zinc finger tr...
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Het'er·o·tax`y noun [ Hetero- + Greek ... an arrangement, from ... to arrange.] (Biol.) Variation in arrangement from that existing in a normal form; heterogenous arrangement or structure, as, in botany, the deviation in position of the org...
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<biology> Variation in arrangement from that existing in a normal form; heterogenous arrangement or structure, as, in botany, the deviation in position of the organs of a plant, from the ordinary or typical arrangement. ... Origin: Hetero- + Gr. An arrangement, fr. To arrange. ... Source: Webs...
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• (n.) Variation in arrangement from that existing in a normal form; heterogenous arrangement or structure, as, in botany, the deviation in position of the organs of a plant, from the ordinary or typical arrangement.
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heterotaxia, heterotaxis, heterotaxy 1. An abnormal arrangement of organs or parts of the body in relation to each other. 2. Anomalous (abnormal) placement or transposition of viscera or parts. 3. An irregular or abnormal arrangement of parts or elements, i.e. in geological strata, body parts, etc....
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1) Abnormal condition 2) Abnormalcy 3) Abnormality 4) Transposition
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