[het-uh-rom-er-uh s] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒm ər əs/
having or consisting of parts that differ in quality, number of elements, or the like:
a heteromerous flower.
(biology) having or consisting of parts that differ, esp in number
[het-uh-roh-mi-tab-uh-luh s] /ˌhɛt ə roʊ mɪˈtæb ə ləs/ adjective, Entomology. 1. undergoing development in which the young are born adultlike in form, often maturing without a pupal stage.
heterometaplasia het·er·o·met·a·pla·sia (hět’ə-rō-mět’ə-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə) n. Tissue transformation resulting in the production of a tissue that is foreign to the part where it is produced.
- Heterometric autoregulation
heterometric autoregulation het·er·o·met·ric autoregulation (hět’ə-rō-mět’rĭk) n. Autoregulation of the strength of ventricular contraction that occurs in direct relation to the end diastolic fiber length, as in law of the heart.
heterometropia het·er·o·me·tro·pi·a (hět’ə-rō-mĭ-trō’pē-ə) n. A condition in which the degree of refraction in each eye is dissimilar.