Definition of Heterogenous

1. Adjective. Consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature. "The population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous"




2. Adjective. Originating outside the body.
Exact synonyms: Heterogeneous
Antonyms: Autogenous

Definition of Heterogenous

1. a. Of or pertaining to heterogenesis; heterogenetic.

Definition of Heterogenous

1. Adjective. (genetics) derived from a different individual or species ¹

2. Adjective. (alternative spelling of heterogeneous) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heterogenous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Heterogenous

1. Of or pertaining to heterogenesis; heterogenetic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heterogenous

heterogeneousness
heterogenesis
heterogenetic
heterogenetic antibody
heterogenetic antigen
heterogenetic parasite
heterogenic
heterogenic enterobacterial antigen
heterogenies
heterogenised
heterogenist
heterogenists
heterogenization
heterogenized
heterogenote
heterogenous (current term)
heterogenous keratoplasty
heterogenous nuclear RNA
heterogenous vaccine
heterogeny
heteroglossia
heteroglycan
heteroglycans
heterogonic
heterogonies
heterogonous
heterogony
heterograft
heterografted
heterografting

Literary usage of Heterogenous

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1. Baltimore: Its History and Its People by Clayton Colman Hall, Lewis Historical Publishing Co (1912)
"... men who are helping to exploit our natural resources, to the European the most distinctively typical of our heterogenous population. ..."

2. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1819)
"... which determine the order of their arrangement: living bodies, on the contrary, consist of numerous fibres or laminae, of heterogenous composition, ..."

3. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1822)
"It is, therefore, in the indiscreet attempt to change these primitive species, by monstrous unions of horses of dissimilar habits, and by heterogenous ..."

4. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1913)
"It may indeed happen that the organism, being under the influence of some proteid (usually infectious substances) becomes intolerant to other heterogenous ..."

5. Principles of Surgery by Worcester Allen Bryan (1913)
"Vaccines may be either autogenous or heterogenous; the former term signifies that the vaccine is made from a culture derived from the infection which is to ..."

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