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1. Not divided into zones.
2. Geology Of or relating to soils characterized by poorly developed horizons and by a strong resemblance to the parent material.


formal not divided into zones


(eɪˈzoʊn l)

not divided into zones.
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Adj.1.azonal - not divided into zones; "azonal heating"
zonal - associated with or divided into zones; "a zonal pattern of cell structure"; "zonal division"
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The intensity of abnormal manifestations for suspended sediment yield depends on natural azonal factors.
Enkephalin, thyrotropin-releasing hormone and substance P immunoreactive azonal innervation of the ventrolateral dendritic bundle in the cat sacral spinal cord: an ultrastructural study.
In areas of flash floods and arroyos crossing plains, the number of small trees is much greater, to the extent that they form an azonal type of vegetation (vegetation on drainage ways).
The azonal factor--geomorphologic structure of the territory, geological structure of the catchment and its hydrogeological peculiarities, neotectonic vertical movements of the earth's crust, and inlake processes--is obviously of primary importance here.