Meaning of metataxis in English:

metataxis

Pronunciation /ˌmɛtəˈtaksɪs/

noun

historical Geology
  • Metamorphism in which there is mechanical or physical change, as in slaty cleavage.

Origin

Late 19th century. From meta- + ancient Greek τάξις; apparently coined as an alternative term to metastasis. Compare metataxic.