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1. Having a different chemical composition.
2. Denoting spinal neurons that have processes passing over to the opposite side of the cord. Synonym(s): heteromeral, heteromerous
[hetero- + G. meros, part]
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Having unequal or differing parts within the same structure or similar structures.
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