Heteroplasm Het"er*o*plasm, n. [Hetero- + Gr. ? anything formed or molded.] An abnormal formation foreign to the economy, and composed of elements different from those are found in it in its normal condition. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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  • heteroplasm — noun Tissue growing in a part of the body where it does not normally occur …   Wiktionary

  • heteroplasm — het·ero·plasm het ə rō .plaz əm n tissue formed or growing where it does not normally occur * * * het·ero·plasm (hetґər o plaz″əm) any heterologous tissue …   Medical dictionary

  • heteroplasm — het·er·o·plasm …   English syllables

  • heteroplasm — ˈhed.ərōˌplazəm noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary heter + plasm : tissue formed or growing where it does not normally occur …   Useful english dictionary

  • heteroplastic — adjective a) Of, or relating to heteroplasm b) Of a graft between individuals of different species …   Wiktionary

  • ετερόπλασμα — το το προϊόν τής ετεροπλασίας. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. heteroplasm < hetero (πρβλ. ετερο *) + plasm (πρβλ. πλάσμα). Η λ. μαρτυρείται από το 1863 στον Σπ. Μαυρογένη] …   Dictionary of Greek

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