One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
2Physical Geography and Palaeontology. Of or relating to a geographical or palaeobiological feature which is composed of several parts formed at different times.
3Medicine. Occurring sequentially or subsequently rather than simultaneously; especially designating a neoplasm that occurs as a later primary (rather than as a synchronous primary or a metastasis).
Early 20th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From meta- + -chronous.
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