Heterologous meaning

hĕt'ə-rŏl'ə-gəs
Derived from a different species.

A heterologous transplant; a heterologous gene.

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Relating to chromosomes that do not normally pair during mitosis or meiosis.
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Relating to cells or tissues that do not usually occur in a given part of the body.

A heterologous tumor.

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Consisting of differing elements; not corresponding, as parts of different organisms or of the same organism that are unlike in structure or origin.
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Derived from a different species.

A heterologous transplant; a heterologous gene.

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Relating to chromosomes that do not normally pair during mitosis or meiosis.
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Relating to cells or tissues that do not usually occur in a given part of the body.

A heterologous tumor.

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Derived or transplanted from a different species or source.
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Having different relationships or different elements.
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(biology) Of, or relating to different species.
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Origin of heterologous

  • hetero– Greek logos word, relation –logy –ous
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition