[het-er-uh-tak-sis] /ˌhɛt ər əˈtæk sɪs/

abnormal or irregular arrangement, as of parts of the body, geological strata, etc.
an abnormal or asymmetrical arrangement of parts, as of the organs of the body or the constituents of a rock


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