heterotopic

adjective
het·ero·top·ic | \ˌhe-tə-rə-ˈtä-pik \

Definition of heterotopic 

: occurring in an abnormal place heterotopic bone formation heterotopic liver transplant

First Known Use of heterotopic

1878, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for heterotopic

heter- + Greek topos place

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heterotopic

adjective
het·ero·top·ic | \ˌhet-ə-rə-ˈtäp-ik \

Medical Definition of heterotopic 

1 : occurring in an abnormal place heterotopic bone formation

2 : grafted or transplanted into an abnormal position heterotopic liver transplantation

Other Words from heterotopic

heterotopia \-ˈtō-pē-ə \ also heterotopy \ˌhet-ə-ˈrät-ə-pē \ noun plural heterotopias or heterotopies
heterotopically \-rə-ˈtäp-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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