Heterologous tumor
Heterologous Het`er*ol"o*gous, a. [Hetero- + Gr. ? proportion.] Characterized by heterology; consisting of different elements, or of like elements in different proportions; different; -- opposed to homologous; as, heterologous organs. [1913 Webster]

{Heterologous stimulus}. (Physiol.) See under {Stimulus}.

{Heterologous tumor} (Med.), a tumor differing in structure from the normal tissues of the body. [1913 Webster]


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