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Meaning of HETEROLOGOUS

Pronunciation:  `hetu'râlugus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  derived from organisms of a different but related species; "a heterologous graft"
  2. [adj]  (biology) not corresponding in structure or evolutionary origin
 

HETEROLOGOUS is a 12 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: heterologic, heterological
 
 Antonyms: analogous, autologous, homologous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Het`er*ol"o*gous\, a. [Hetero- + Gr. ?
proportion.]
Characterized by heterology; consisting of different
elements, or of like elements in different proportions;
different; -- opposed to homologous; as, heterologous organs.

{Heterologous stimulus}. (Physiol.) See under {Stimulus}.

{Heterologous tumor} (Med.), a tumor differing in structure
   from the normal tissues of the body.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. Consisting of different elements.
  2. Derived from a separate genetic source or species.
 

 

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