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heter-

combining form

Definition of heter-

  1. 1 :  other than usual :  other :  different <heterophyllous>

  2. 2 :  containing atoms of different kinds <heterocyclic>



Variants of heter-

or hetero-

Origin of heter-

Late Latin, from Greek, from heteros; akin to Greek heis one — more at same


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