diastrophic

adj. (Geology) pertaining to diastrophism, pertaining to tectonic activity which leads to major changes in the Earth's crust (such as the formation of mountains, continents, etc.)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • diastrophic — |dīə|sträfik adjective : of, having reference to, or caused by diastrophism * * * diastrophic /dī ə strofˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑diastrophism …   Useful english dictionary

  • diastrophic — adjective see diastrophism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diastrophic — See diastrophism. * * * …   Universalium

  • diastrophic — di·a·stroph·ic (di″ə strofґik) [Gr. diastrephein distortion] bent or curved; said of structures, such as bones, deformed in such manner …   Medical dictionary

  • diastrophic — di·a·stroph·ic …   English syllables

  • Diastrophic dysplasia — Classification and external resources OMIM 222600 DiseasesDB 30759 eMedicine …   Wikipedia

  • diastrophic displasia — diastrophic displasia. См. диастрофическая дисплазия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Diastrophic dysplasia — An inherited skeletal disorder involving significantly short stature (dwarfism). Characteristic features at birth include short birth length with short limbs (short limbed dwarfism), hitchhiker thumb , and clubfeet. Palatal malformations such as… …   Medical dictionary

  • diastrophic dwarf — a dwarf with diastrophic dysplasia …   Medical dictionary

  • diastrophic dwarfism — di·a·stroph·ic dwarfism .dī ə sträf ik n an inherited dysplasia affecting bones and joints and characterized esp. by clubfoot, deformities of the digits of the hand, malformed pinnae, and cleft palate …   Medical dictionary

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