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heterogenous

[het-uh-roj-uh-nuh s] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒdʒ ə nəs/
adjective, Biology, Pathology
1.
having its source or origin outside the organism; having a foreign origin.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; hetero- + -genous
Can be confused
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British Dictionary definitions for heterogenous

heterogenous

/ˌhɛtəˈrɒdʒɪnəs/
adjective
1.
(biology, med) not originating within the body; of foreign origin: a heterogenous skin graft Compare autogenous
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Word Origin and History for heterogenous
adj.

1690s, less-correct form of heterogeneous. Related: Heterogeneity.

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heterogenous in Medicine

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

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heterogenous in Technology

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It's spelled heterogeneous.
(1999-06-10)

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