The difference between Autochthonic and Autochthonous

When used as adjectives, autochthonic means existing where it was formed or born, whereas autochthonous means native to the place where found.

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  1. Autochthonic as an adjective:

    existing where it was formed or born; native, aboriginal, indigenous

  1. Autochthonous as an adjective:

    Native to the place where found; indigenous.

  2. Autochthonous as an adjective (biology, medicine):

    Originating where found; found where it originates.

  3. Autochthonous as an adjective (geology):

    Buried in place, especially of a fossil preserved in its life position without disturbance or disarticulation.