heterogenous

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adjective het·er·og·e·nous \ˌhe-tə-ˈrä-jə-nəs\

Definition of heterogenous

First Known Use of heterogenous

1695


Medical Dictionary

heterogenous

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

Medical Definition of heterogenous

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

  2. 2:  heterogeneous


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