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heterotaxis

(ˌhɛtərəʊˈtæksɪs) ,

heterotaxy

or

heterotaxia

n
(Anatomy) an abnormal or asymmetrical arrangement of parts, as of the organs of the body or the constituents of a rock
ˌheteroˈtactic, ˌheteroˈtactous, ˌheteroˈtaxic adj
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Cardiac malformations in patients with oral-facial-skeletal syndromes: clinical similarities with heterotaxia. Am J Med Genet.
"Situs ambiguous," also known as heterotaxia, is described as abnormal positioning of visceral abdominal organs, major vessels, and intestinal segments.
Heterotaxia in a fetus with campomelia, cervical lymphocele, polysplenia, and multicystic dysplastic kidneys: Expanding the phenotype of Cumming syndrome.