heteromorphosis


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heteromorphosis

 [het″er-o-mor-fo´sis]
the development, in regeneration, of an organ or structure different from the one that was lost.
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·mor·pho·sis

(het'ĕr-ō-mōr-fō'sis),
1. Development of one tissue from a tissue of another kind or type.
2. Embryonic development of tissue or an organ inappropriate to its site.
[hetero- + G. morphōsis, a molding]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

het·er·o·mor·pho·sis

(het'ĕr-ō-mōr-fō'sis)
1. Development of one tissue from tissue of another kind or type.
2. Embryonic development of tissue or an organ inappropriate to its site.
[hetero- + G. morphōsis, a molding]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Participants are asked to memorize specific figures (the stimulus consists of 4 pairs, each pair is assembled in two different orders considering statistical heteromorphosis, and the stimulus numbers of pairs proceed from 1 to 4 figures) in a set of 15 figures within 10 s and then recognize the specific figures among 15 figures.