Meaning of metapepsis in English:

metapepsis

Pronunciation /ˌmɛtəˈpɛpsɪs/

noun

historical Geology
  • G. H. Kinahan's name for: regional metamorphism.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Kinahan (1829–1908), geologist. From meta- + ancient Greek πέψις fermentation, digestion, changing by means of heat.