n. [Gr. holos, whole; taxis, arrangement]
The presence of all the organs or structures typically present in a particular organism.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • bideficiency — n. [L. bis, two; deficare, to be wanting] A form of phanerotaxy, exhibited by the absence of two of the elements typically present in a particular organism; see holotaxy …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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