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tec·ton·ic

(tek-ton'ik),
Relating to variations in structure in the eye, particularly the cornea.
[G. tektonikos, relating to building]

tectonic

/tec·ton·ic/ (tek-ton´ik) pertaining to construction.

tectonic

[tekton′ik]
1 pertaining to variations in structure in the cornea or other parts of the eye.
2 pertaining to plastic surgery or tissue transplants.
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About 60 new species of hyperthermophiles have been discovered since these types of communities were first encountered in the late 1970s in a tectonically active area north of the Galapagos Islands.
UPLIFT: TECTONICALLY INDUCED MEANDER SHIFTS ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.
Simply go someplace where Mother Earth had done a lot of work for us by tectonically stripping off the shallow layers, and start deep.
The Pacific rim is the most tectonically active area on Earth.
By committing themselves to a coherent "vision thing," today's GOP has moved the entire plate of acceptable discourse tectonically to the right.
Something seemed to me to remain profoundly, tectonically wrong.
Although elements of the Mexia-Talco fault system, a zone of inactive en echelon normal faults, occur about 15 km east of the study area (Barnes, 1988), the area of investigation is tectonically stable.
Locally, the igneous stocks are both hydrothermally and tectonically altered.
To understand these systems in the deep geological past it is necessary to work on ancient examples of detachment faults in ophiolites, slices of oceanic lithosphere that have been emplaced tectonically onto continental margins and which expose ocean floor structures in 3-D.
Tectonically, the Yulin area in Guangxi was situated at the southern margin of the South China Block during the middle Palaeozoic (Fig.
The southwest areas of Azna plain is located in Zagros zone tectonically and the north-eastern zone of is located in metamorphic zone of Sanandaj-Sirjan.
Waldron and Gagnon (2011) have underscored the difficulty and controversy associated with the identification of soft-sediment deformation in the tectonically deformed rocks of orogens.