geanticlinalmedical dictionary

<geology> An upward bend or flexure of a considerable portion of the earth's crust, resulting in the formation of a class of mountain elevations called anticlinoria; opposed to geosynclinal.

Origin: Gr. The earth + E. Anticlinal.

(01 Mar 1998)

ge-, GE-645, GEA, gean, GEANT < Prev | Next > gear, gearing, gecarcinian, gecko

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