Heterologous definition

hĕtə-rŏlə-gəs
Derived from a different species.

A heterologous transplant; a heterologous gene.

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(genetics) 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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Not corresponding or similar in position, value, structure, or function; not homologous.
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(biology) Relating to traits, such as organs or body parts, that do not correspond in structure or evolutionary origin.
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Relating to a vaccine or serum that confers immunity against a pathogen that is not identical to but is immunologically related to the pathogen used to create the vaccine or serum.
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Relating to an antigen and antibody that do not correspond to one another.
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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, as a graft.
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Not normal in structure, organization, etc.
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Derived from a different species.

A heterologous transplant; a heterologous gene.

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(genetics) 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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Not corresponding or similar in position, value, structure, or function; not homologous.
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(biology) Relating to traits, such as organs or body parts, that do not correspond in structure or evolutionary origin.
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Relating to a vaccine or serum that confers immunity against a pathogen that is not identical to but is immunologically related to the pathogen used to create the vaccine or serum.
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Relating to an antigen and antibody that do not correspond to one another.
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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