heterogenic

adjective

het·​ero·​gen·​ic ˌhet-ər-ə-ˈjen-ic How to pronounce heterogenic (audio)
1
: containing more than one allele of a gene
used of a cell or of population
2
: derived from or involving individuals of a different species
heterogenic antigens
heterogenic transplantation

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“Heterogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heterogenic. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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