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au•toch•tho•nous



Pronunciation: (ô-tok'thu-nus), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/autochthonous.html on line 83 [key]
adj.
1. pertaining to autochthons; aboriginal; indigenous (opposed to heterochthonous).
2. Pathol.
a. found in the part of the body in which it originates, as a cancerous lesion.
b. found in a locality in which it originates, as an infectious disease.
3. Psychol.of or pertaining to ideas that arise independently of the individual's own train of thought and seem instead to have some alien or external agency as their source.
4. Geol.(of rocks, minerals, etc.) formed in the region where found. Cf. allochthonous. Also,au•toch'tho•nal,au•toch•thon•icPronunciation: (ô"tok-thon'ik). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/autochthonous.html on line 132 [key]

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/autochthonous.html on line 164 autochthonous (Thesaurus)

 

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