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heteronomous

 [het″er-on´ŏ-mus]
subject to different laws; in biology, subject to different laws of growth or specialized along different lines.

het·er·on·o·mous

(het'ĕr-on'ō-mŭs), Do not confuse this word with heteronymous.
1. Different from the type; abnormal.
2. Subject to the direction or control of another; not self-governing. Compare: autonomous.
[hetero- + G. nomos, law]

heteronomous

/het·er·on·o·mous/ (het″er-on´ah-mus)
1. in biology, subject to different laws of growth; specialized along different lines.
2. in psychology, subject to another's will.

heteronomous

(hĕt′ə-rŏn′ə-məs)
adj.
1. Subject to external or foreign laws or domination; not autonomous.
2. Biology Differing in development or structure.

het′er·on′o·mous·ly adv.

het·er·on·o·mous

(het'ĕr-on'ŏ-mŭs)
1. Different from the particular type; abnormal.
2. Subject to the direction or control of another; not self-governing.
[hetero- + G. nomos, law]

het·er·on·o·mous

(het'ĕr-on'ŏ-mŭs)
1. Different from the type; abnormal.
2. Subject to direction or control of another.
[hetero- + G. nomos, law]

heteronomous

subject to different laws; in biology, subject to different laws of growth or specialized along different lines.
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