adjective Biology, Pathology.
having its source or origin outside the organism; having a foreign origin.

1685–95; hetero- + -genous

heterogeneous, heterogenous, homogeneous, homogenous.
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heterogenous (ˌhɛtəˈrɒdʒɪnəs)
biology, med Compare autogenous not originating within the body; of foreign origin: a heterogenous skin graft

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heterogenous het·er·og·e·nous (hět'ə-rŏj'ə-nəs)
Not arising within the body; derived from another individual or species.

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heterogenous definition

It's spelled heterogeneous.

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