Heterogenous meaning

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The definition of heterogenous refers to something originating outside of the body, or to things that are not from the same source.

Proteins that originate and are found outside of the body are an example of something that would be described as heterogenous.

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Not arising within the body; derived from another individual or species.

A heterogenous bone transplant.

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Of different origin; not from the same source, individual, or species.
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Not arising within the body; derived from another individual or species.

A heterogenous bone transplant.

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(genetics) Derived from a different individual or species.
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Alternative spelling of heterogeneous.
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