|1.||Compare autonomous subject to an external law, rule, or authority|
|2.||(of the parts of an organism) differing in the manner of growth, development, or specialization|
|3.||Compare autonomous (in Kant's philosophy) directed to an end other than duty for its own sake|
heteronomous het·er·on·o·mous (hět'ə-rŏn'ə-məs)
Differing in development or manner of specialization.