heterochronic


Also found in: Dictionary.

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
These processes of subjectivation through the lines of flight analyzed above are made possible by the heterotopian routes out of the power relations (Johnson, "Unravellling" 86) represented by all those familial one gender utopianisms, those that did not quite work in the heterochronic village.
Posttranscriptional regulation of the heterochronic gene lin-14 by lin-4 mediates temporal pattern formation in C.
Heterochronic developmental plasticity in larval sea urchins and its implications for evolution of nonfeeding larvae.
Morphological evolution in Ceratophryinae frogs (Anura, Neobatrachia): the effects of heterochronic changes during larval development and metamorphosis.
2000) Conservation of the sequence and temporal expression of let-7 heterochronic regulatory RNA.
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.
Heterochronic phenotypic plasticity with lack of genetic differentiation in the southeastern Pacific squat lobster Pleuroncodes monodon.
9) in a similar heterochronic process as that just mentioned for the reproductive short shoots of Berberis s.
is apparently a paedomorphic species: its peculiar morphology is a result of heterochronic changes in its ontogeny.
Strontium isotope stratigraphy of Cretaceous hippuritid rudist bivalves: rates of morphological change and heterochronic evolution.
POETHIG (2003): <<The Arabidopsis heterochronic gene ZIPPY is an ARGONAUTE family member>>, Current Biology, vol.
Heterochronic traits related to size: 0--absent; 1--noticeable paedomorphic traits; 2--noticeable peramorphic traits.