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Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby
- A prefix to indicate that the rock belongs to the deepest zone of metamorphism, which is characterized by very high temperature, hydrostatic pressure, and relatively low shearing stress. CF: epi-; meta-; meso-. Syn: kata-
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms
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