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heterogonic

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adjective het·ero·gon·ic \ˌhet-ə-rə-ˈgän-ik\

Medical Definition of heterogonic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or marked by allometry

  2. 2a:  being or characterized by a course of development in which a generation of parasites is succeeded by a free-living generation a heterogonic life cycle of a nematode worm—compare homogonicb:  relating to or being the free-living generation of a heterogonic life cycle


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