Origin of heterogenoushetero- + -genous
Proteins that originate and are found outside of the body are an example of something that would be described as heterogenous.
heterogenous - Medical Definition
also heterogenic (-rō-jĕn′ĭk)
- Provisionally this genus has been grouped with the Ratitae, which at any rate are a heterogenous assembly.
- The colony of the Straits Settlements, and to a lesser extent the towns of the Federated Malay States, carry a considerable heterogenous population, in which most of the races of Asia find their representatives.
- A theory which seems plausible is that which assumes them to have been a heterogenous collection of Mongol, Tungus, Turki and perhaps even Finnish hordes under a Mongol military caste, though the Mongolo-Tungus element probably predominated.