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heteronomous

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adjective het·er·on·o·mous \ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-nə-məs\

Definition of heteronomous

  1. :  subject to external controls and impositions



Circa 1871

First Known Use of heteronomous

circa 1871


Medical Dictionary

heteronomous

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adjective het·er·on·o·mous \ˌhet-ə-ˈrän-ə-məs\

Medical Definition of heteronomous

  1. :  specialized along different lines of growth or under different controlling forces <in most segmented animals…the segmentation is heteronomous—Libbie H. Hyman>

  2. het·er·on·o·mous·ly adverb




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