[het-uh-rog-uh-nuh s] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒg ə nəs/
Botany. of or relating to monoclinous flowers of two or more kinds occurring on different individuals of the same species, the kinds differing in the relative length of stamens and pistils (opposed to ).
of, relating to, or characterized by .
[het-uh-rog-uh-nee] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒg ə ni/ noun, Biology. 1. the alternation of dioecious and hermaphroditic individuals in successive generations, as in certain nematodes. 2. the alternation of parthenogenetic and sexual generations. /ˌhɛtəˈrɒɡənɪ/ noun 1. (biology) the alternation of parthenogenetic and sexual generations in rotifers and similar animals 2. the condition in plants, such as the primrose, […]
[het-er-uh-graft, -grahft] /ˈhɛt ər əˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft/ noun, Surgery. 1. . /ˈhɛtərəʊˌɡrɑːft/ noun 1. a tissue graft obtained from a donor of a different species from the recipient heterograft het·er·o·graft (hět’ə-rō-grāft’) n. A type of tissue graft in which the donor and recipient are of different species. Also called heterologous graft, heteroplastic graft, heterotransplant, xenograft.
[het-uh-rog-ruh-fee] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒg rə fi/ noun 1. spelling different from that in current use. 2. the use of the same letter or combination of letters to represent different sounds, as, in English, the use of s in sit and easy. /ˌhɛtəˈrɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the phenomenon of different letters or sequences of letters representing the same […]
[het-uh-roj-uh-nuh s] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒdʒ ə nəs/ adjective, Zoology. 1. having females of two different kinds, one sexual and the other abortive or neuter, as ants. /ˌhɛtəˈrɒdʒɪnəs/ adjective 1. (of ants, bees, etc) having two types of female, one fertile and the other infertile