Definition of Heteromerous

1. a. Unrelated in chemical composition, though similar or indentical in certain other respects; as, borax and augite are homœmorphous, but heteromerous.



Definition of Heteromerous

1. Adjective. (biology) Having different types or numbers of parts (within the same or similar structure) ¹

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Medical Definition of Heteromerous

1. 1. Unrelated in chemical composition, though similar or indentical in certain other respects; as, borax and augite are homoemorphous, but heteromerous. 2. With the parts not corresponding in number. 3. Having the femoral artery developed as the principal artery of the leg; said of certain birds, as the cotingas and pipras. Having five tarsal joints in the anterior and middle legs, but only four in the posterior pair, as the blister beetles and oil beetles. See: Heteromera. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heteromerous

heterolysin
heterolysins
heterolysis
heterolysosome
heterolytic
heterolytically
heterolyze
heteromastigote
heteromecic
heteromer
heteromera
heteromeral
heteromeric
heteromeric cell
heteromeric peptide
heteromerous (current term)
heteromers
heterometabolic
heterometabolous
heterometabolous metamorphosis
heterometal
heterometallation
heterometallations
heterometallic
heterometaplasia
heterometric
heterometropia
heteromolecular
heteromonocycle
heteromonocycles

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