homotaxis[hō′mō tak′sis, -mə-; häm′ō-, -ə-]
homotaxis definition by Webster's New World
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Geol. a similarity in the arrangement of layers, or in the fossil content, between strata of different regions not necessarily formed at the same time
Origin: Modern Latin ; from homo- plush -taxis
homotaxis definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Similarity of stratigraphic arrangement and fossils in noncontemporaneous or widely separated geologic deposits.
- hoˌmo·taxˈic , hoˌmo·taxˈi·al adjective