World English Dictionary
heteromorphic or heteromorphous (ˌhɛtərəʊˈmɔːfɪk)
1.  differing from the normal form in size, shape, and function
2.  (of pairs of homologous chromosomes) differing from each other in size or form
3.  (esp of insects) having different forms at different stages of the life cycle
heteromorphous or heteromorphous
hetero'morphism or heteromorphous
hetero'morphy or heteromorphous

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heteromorphous het·er·o·mor·phous (hět'ə-rō-môr'fəs)
Differing from the normal type.

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