Clino- - definition of clino- by The Free Dictionary
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clino- or clin-
Slope; slant: clinometer.
clino- or before a vowel
indicating a slope or inclination: clinometer.
[from New Latin, from Greek klinein to slant, lean]
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The presence of clino-
and ortho-pyroxene cumulates suggests that a process of crystallization/solidification was already active previous to the disequilibrium produced by new magmatic injections responsible for the current episode of unrest.
On the other hand, the gabbro-norite essentially contains pyroxenes (including both clino-