Heterochronia



heterochronia het·er·o·chro·ni·a (hět’ə-rō-krō’nē-ə)
n.
The origin or development of tissues or organs at an unusual time or out of the regular sequence.
het’er·o·chron’ic (-krŏn’ĭk) or het’er·och’ro·nous (hět’ə-rŏk’rə-nəs) adj.

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