primary orogeny

primary orogeny

[′prī‚mer·ē ȯ′räj·ə·nē]
(geology)
Orogeny that is characteristic of the internides and that involves deformation, regional metamorphism, and granitization.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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