heterogenous

adjective het·er·og·e·nous \ ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-jə-nəs \
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of heterogenous

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1695

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heterogenous

adjective het·er·og·e·nous \ ˌhet-ə-ˈräj-ə-nəs \

medical Definition of heterogenous

1 : originating in an outside source; especially : derived from another species
  • heterogenous bone grafts

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