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Heterologous stimulus
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heteromorphic definitions

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1859 1. deviating from the usual form 2. exhibiting diversity of form or forms <heteromorphic pairs of chromosomes> heteromorphism noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (also heteromorphous) Biol. 1 of dissimilar forms. 2 (of insects) existing in different forms at different stages in their life cycle.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Heteromorphic Het`er*o*mor"phic, a. [Hetero- + Gr. ? form.] (Biol.) Deviating from the normal, perfect, or mature form; having different forms at different stages of existence, or in different individuals of the same species; -- applied especially to insects in which there is a wide difference of form between the larva and the adult, and to plants having more than one form of flower.



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