autochthonous

  • 1 autochthonous — index native (domestic) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 autochthonous — native, indigenous, 1845, from AUTOCHTHON (Cf. autochthon) + OUS (Cf. ous) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 autochthonous — indigenous, *native, aboriginal, endemic Antonyms: naturalized Contrasted words: foreign, alien, extraneous, *extrinsic …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 autochthonous — adjective Date: 1805 1. indigenous, native < an autochthonous people > 2. formed or originating in the place where found < autochthonous rock > < an autochthonous infection > • autochthonously adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 autochthonous — 1. Native to the place inhabited; aboriginal. 2. Originating in the place where found; said of a disease originating in the part of the body where found, or of a disease acquired in the place where the patient is. [auto + G. chthon, land, ground …

    Medical dictionary

  • 6 autochthonous — adjective /ɔːˈtɒkθənəs,ɑːˈtɑːkθənəs/ a) Native to the place where found; indigenous. Two of the most celebrated of the evolutionists reject the autochthonous view, for Darwins Descent of Man and Haeckels Hist. of Creation consider the American… …

    Wiktionary

  • 7 autochthonous — autochtonai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Organizmai, kurie visą laiką gyvena toje pačioje vietoje, iš kur yra kilę, pvz., Australijos autochtonai yra eukaliptai, kengūros, Pietų Amerikos – laukinės bulvės. atitikmenys:… …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 8 Autochthonous — Autochthonal Au*toch tho*nal, Authochthonic Au thoch*thon ic, Autochthonous Au*toch tho*nous, a. Aboriginal; indigenous; native. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 autochthonous — adj. 1) remaining at the site of formation. A blood clot that has not been carried in the bloodstream from its point of origin is described as autochthonous. 2) originating in an organ without external stimulus, like the beating of the heart …

    The new mediacal dictionary

  • 10 autochthonous — adjective 1. of rocks, deposits, etc.; found where they and their constituents were formed • Ant: ↑allochthonous 2. originating where it is found the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo autochthonous rocks and people and… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 autochthonous — originating there (zoogeographical or referring to nutrients or organisms fixed or generated within an aquatic system) …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 12 autochthonous — adj. [Gr. autochthon, from the land itself] Pertaining to aboriginal; indigenous; native; endemic; inherited; see allochthonous …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 13 autochthonous — Found in the place where it was originally formed, indigenous …

    Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 14 autochthonous — autochthonism, autochthony, n. autochthonously, adv. autochthonousness, n. /aw tok theuh neuhs/, adj. 1. pertaining to autochthons; aboriginal; indigenous (opposed to heterochthonous). 2. Pathol. a. found in the part of the body in whic …

    Universalium

  • 15 autochthonous —    Property pertaining to sedimentary material originating and deposited at about the same location [16].    See also allochthonous …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 16 autochthonous — Synonyms and related words: abecedarian, aboriginal, ancestral, antenatal, antepatriarchal, atavistic, beginning, budding, creative, elemental, elementary, embryonic, endemic, fetal, formative, foundational, fundamental, gestatory, homebred,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 autochthonous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Existing, born, or produced in a land or region: aboriginal, autochthonal, autochthonic, endemic, indigenous, native. See NATIVE …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 autochthonous — au toch·tho·nous || θənÉ™s adj. local, native …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 autochthonous — [ɔ: tɒkθənəs] adjective 1》 indigenous. 2》 Geology (of a deposit or formation) formed in its present position. Often contrasted with allochthonous …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 autochthonous — a. See autochthonal …

    New dictionary of synonyms