heterochronic


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heterochronic

 [het″er-o-kron´ik]
1. pertaining to or characterized by heterochronia.
2. denoting different ages or stages of development, as between an excised organ and an implanted one in transplantation operations.
3. a difference in the rate or time of occurrence between two processes.

het·er·och·ro·nous

(het'ĕr-ok'rō-nŭs),
Relating to heterochronia.
Synonym(s): heterochronic

het·er·och·ro·nous

(het'ĕr-ok'rŏ-nŭs)
Relating to heterochronia.
Synonym(s): heterochronic.

heterochronic

1. pertaining to or characterized by heterochronia.
2. existing for different periods of time; showing a difference in ages.
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In recent years, a few researchers have looked at heterochronic (old and young) mouse pairs to understand how young blood helps to repair many tissues.
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If there are two versions of the recent, much-touted shift toward globalization in the contemporary art world--one in which the mainstream of the European/North American tradition colonizes the rest of the globe, and the other in which a dispersed, centerless, heterogeneous, and heterochronic world has begun to displace that old single stream with its polyphony--Carvalhosa's work represents the latter model.
is apparently a paedomorphic species: its peculiar morphology is a result of heterochronic changes in its ontogeny.
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The C elegans heterochronic gene lin-4 encodes small RNAs with antisense complementarity to lin-14.