Definition of heterogenous in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhedəˈräjənəs/


Originating outside the organism: present in the urine are heterogenous proteins
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  • The compartmented genetic system of the plant cell is of heterogenous phylogenetic origin.
  • Abdominal and pelvic computed tomographic scans and ultrasonography showed an intraluminal polypoid mass with heterogenous enhancement in the gallbladder.
  • As a component of her postoperative evaluation for metastatic disease, a computed tomographic scan of the pelvis revealed a 6-cm, heterogenous, solid to cystic, left adnexal mass.
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