heterotaxis

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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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Combination of pulmonary and systemic venous anomalies in heterotaxic or isomeric patient is not an uncommon feature but presence of full blown pulmonary and systemic venous anomalies in a single patient is extremely rare.
It is suggested that most heterotaxic disorders are multifactorial in their causation.