Definition of Heterotopic

1. Adjective. (medicine) Occurring in an abnormal anatomical location. ¹



2. Adjective. (ecology) Occurring in different habitats. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heterotopic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Heterotopic

1. Synonym: ectopic. 2. Relating to heterotopia. Origin: hetero-+ topos, place, + suffix -ic, pertaining to (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heterotopic

heterotetramer
heterotetrameric
heterotetramers
heterothallic
heterothallism
heterothallisms
heterotherm
heterothermic
heterotolerance
heterotonia
heterotopia
heterotopia maculae
heterotopias
heterotopic (current term)
heterotopic graft
heterotopic gray matter
heterotopic pregnancy
heterotopic stimulus
heterotopous
heterotopy
heterotransplantable
heterotransplantation
heterotransplantations
heterotricha
heterotrichosis
heterotricycle
heterotricycles

Literary usage of Heterotopic

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1. Diseases of the Stomach by Ismar Boas (1907)
"heterotopic Intestinal Epithelium from the Human Cardia. Enlarged SCO times. BZ, Beaker cells. EZ, Epithelial cells \vith a cuticular border c. ..."

2. A Study of the artefacts of the nervous system by Ira Van Gieson (1892)
"This tiny heterotopic mass was sharply outlined and sent out one or two branching processes of its substance which became continuous with the neighboring ..."

3. Irritability: A Physiological Analysis of the General Effect of Stimuli in by Max Verworn (1913)
"Although the physical analysis of heterotopic interference is extremely ... In the heterotopic interference the effect of each stimulus is the same as if it ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1905)
"heterotopic Innervation.—Huet records an exceedingly interesting case of a man who, whenever he talked, sang or used his voice in any way, had a fibrillary ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"In this connection, it may be well to pause and inquire into the mode of formation of true bone in heterotopic tissues, such as bloodvessels, ..."

6. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1906)
"Ovarian teeth are described in a special section (heterotopic teeth, .see below. ... heterotopic Teeth.—Among mammals the normal situation for teeth is the ..."

7. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"This is invariably so in the greater part of the duct, all the heterotopic structures that have been recorded being found either in its umbilical portion, ..."

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