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heterogeneous

 [het″er-o-je´ne-us]
1. consisting of or composed of dissimilar elements or ingredients; not having a uniform quality throughout.
2. in genetics, said of a trait that can be produced by different genes or combinations of genes.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

het·er·o·ge·ne·ous

(het'ĕr-ō-jē'nē-ŭs),
Comprising elements with various and dissimilar properties.
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heterogeneous

(hĕt′ər-ə-jē′nē-əs, -jēn′yəs)
adj.
1. also heterogenous (hĕt′ə-rŏj′ə-nəs) Consisting of dissimilar elements or parts; not homogeneous.
2. Xenogeneic.

het′er·o·ge′ne·ous·ly adv.
het′er·o·ge′ne·ous·ness n.
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heterogeneous

adjective Dissimilar; possessing different or opposing characteristics in the same individual; composed of varied cell types
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

het·er·o·ge·ne·ous

(het'ĕr-ō-jē'nē-ŭs)
Comprising elements with various and dissimilar properties.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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